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Descriptions of Sartorius

Sartorius: 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
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Sartorius

Sartorius: The sartorius is one of the anterior thigh muscles. The sartorius is located in the anterior section or front of the thigh and originates on the bony pelvis and insets on the tibia. The sartorius has a variety of actions, including assisting with many movements of the hip and knee.

Conditions that can afflict the sartorius include strains, tears, cancer, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, paralysis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Sartorius

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Sartorius

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Sub Parts: Sartorius

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Sartorius

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