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rectus

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Etymology

From the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] phrase "(musculus) rectus", or "a straight (muscle)".

Rectus therefore means straight in latin.

Noun

Singular
rectus

Plural
recti

rectus (recti)
  1. (anatomy) Any of several straight muscles in various parts of the body, as of the abdomen, thigh, eye etc.

Derived terms


Latin

Adjective

rectus m. (feminine recta, neuter rectum); first/second declension

  1. straight
  2. right
  3. proper, honest
Positive
Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender M. F. N. MM. FF. NN.
Nominative rectus recta rectum rectī rectae recta
Genitive rectī rectae rectī rectōrum rectārum rectōrum
Dative rectō rectae rectō rectīs rectīs rectīs
Accusative rectum rectam rectum rectōs rectās recta
Ablative rectō rectā rectō rectīs rectīs rectīs
Vocative recte recta rectum rectī rectae recta

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