Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

serratus

play
noun ser·ra·tus \se-ˈrāt-əs\

Medical Definition of serratus

plural

serrati

\-ˈrā-ˌtī\play
  1. :  any of three muscles of the thorax that have complex origins but arise chiefly from the ribs or vertebrae:a:  serratus anteriorb:  serratus posterior inferiorc:  serratus posterior superior




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up serratus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).