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English definition of “serratus”

serratus

noun [singular] uk   /seˈrɑː.təs/ us    /səˈreɪ.t̬əs/ specialized
one of the three muscles of the main part of the body. It is shaped like a saw (= a long cutting tool with points along one edge) and starts in the spine or the ribs
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