1. sartorius

noun. ['sɑːrˈtɔriːɪs'] a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body.


  • skeletal muscle
  • musculus sartorius
  • sartorius muscle


  • flexor

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Rhymes with Sartorius

  • agius
  • ambrosius
  • beckius
  • blasius
  • brixius
  • brosius
  • crecelius
  • dinius
  • flavius
  • graffius
  • iglesias
  • junius
  • lanius
  • launius
  • lenius
  • melius
  • milius
  • moebius
  • nevius
  • pastorius

How do you pronounce sartorius?

Pronounce sartorius as sɑrˈtɔriɪs.

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Sentences with sartorius

1. Noun, singular or mass
The sartorius rotates your leg outward; the tensor fasciae latae rotates it inward.

2. Adjective
A sartorius muscle strain can cause pain in your hip or knee, depending on the area of injury.