Definition of Serratus

1. Noun. Any of several muscles of the trunk.




Definition of Serratus

1. Noun. (anatomy) Any of several muscles of the vertebral or costal region that produce a serrated border ¹

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Definition of Serratus

1. a muscle of the thorax [n SERRATUSES or SERRATI]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serratus

serrate suture
serrated
serrated wrack
serrates
serrati
serratia
serratia infections
serrating
serration
serrations
serratiopeptidase
serratirostral
serrator
serrature
serratures
serratus (current term)
serratus anterior
serratus magnus
serratus muscles
serratus posterior
serratus posterior inferior
serratus posterior superior
serratus posterior superior muscle
serre
serred
serrefine
serrefines
serrenoeud
serricorn

Literary usage of Serratus

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1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"serratus magnus. (From a preparation in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons ... Lateral Thoracic Region. serratus magnus. The serratus magnus (Fig. ..."

2. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1869)
"PALSY OF THE serratus MUSCLE. ETIOLOGY.—In rare instances, two of which have come under my personal observation, palsy of the serratus has formed part of a ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The Transversus perinaei is a narrow muscular slip, which passes more or less transversely across the back part of the perineal space. ..."

4. Nervous and mental diseases by Archibald Church (1914)
"Partial paralysis of the right serratus magnus. spiratory expansion on the ... The paralysis of the serratus causes a peculiar and characteristic deformity. ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"Dr. ROSS R. BUNTING read a paper on " Paralysis of the serratus Magnus. ... The diagnosis of paralysis of the serratus magnus muscle is not difficult if the ..."

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