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sɑrˈtɔr i əs, -ˈtoʊr-; -ˈtɔr iˌaɪ, -ˈtoʊr-sar·to·rius

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sartorius, sartorius muscle, musculus sartoriusnoun

    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


  1. sartoriusnoun

    A long thin muscle that runs down the length of the thigh; the longest muscle in the human body.


  1. sartorius

    The sartorius is the longest muscle in the human body. It is a long, thin, ribbon-like muscle that runs down the length of the thigh in the anterior compartment. Its upper portion forms the lateral border of the femoral triangle. Its primary functions are to flex, abduct and laterally rotate the thigh at the hip joint, and flex the leg at the knee joint.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sartoriusnoun

    a muscle of the thigh, called the tailor's muscle, which arises from the hip bone and is inserted just below the knee. So named because its contraction was supposed to produce the position of the legs assumed by the tailor in sitting

  2. Etymology: [NL., fr. L. sartor a patcher, tailor, fr. sarcire, sartum, to patch, mend.]


  1. Sartorius

    Sartorius, known as Takuma Saiou in the original Japanese language version, is a fictional character in the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime series. His name is meant to be a pun in English, as "satori" denotes a "spiritual awakening". In the English version, Sartorius is voiced by Maddie Blaustein, while Takehito Koyasu and Mayumi Yusa take the role in the Japanese version. A fortune-teller with dual personalities under the influence of an alien force, Sartorius serves as the main antagonist of the series' second season, poised to remake the world in the image most befitting the extraterrestrial radiance within him.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sartorius

    sär-tō′ri-us, n. the muscle of the thigh by which the one leg is thrown across the other.—n. Sar′tor, a tailor.—adj. Sartō′rial, pertaining to a tailor or tailoring. [L. sartor, a tailor.]

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sartorius is ranked #54418 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sartorius surname appeared 379 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sartorius.

    97.3% or 369 total occurrences were White.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sartorius in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sartorius in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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