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sar·to·ri·us (mus·cle)

[TA]
superficial anterior thigh muscle; origin, anterior superior spine of ilium; insertion, medial border of tuberosity of tibia; action, flexes thigh and leg, rotates leg medially and thigh laterally; nerve supply, femoral.
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sartorius

(sär-tôr′ē-əs)
n. pl. sar·torii (-tôr′ē-ī)
A flat narrow thigh muscle, the longest of the human anatomy, crossing the front of the thigh obliquely from the hip to the inner side of the tibia.
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sartorius

A long, narrow, flat, strap-like muscle that crosses the front of the thigh obliquely from the hip to the inner side of the top of the main lower leg bone (tibia). From the Latin sartor , a tailor-a reference to the historic cross-legged sitting posture of the tailor, which the muscle assists in adopting.
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