Origin of sartoriusModern Latin from Late Latin sartor, a tailor (in reference, refer to the traditional cross-legged position of tailors at work) from Classical Latin sartus, past participle of sarcire, to patch from Indo-European base an unverified form serk-, woven substance, to hedge in from source Classical Greek herkos, a hedge
Origin of sartoriusNew Latin from Late Latin sartor tailor (from its producing the cross-legged position of a tailor at work) from sartus past participle of sarcīre to mend
- (anatomy) A long thin muscle that runs down the length of the thigh; the longest muscle in the human body.
sartorius - Medical Definition
n.pl. sartorii (-tôr′ē-ī)