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pectineus

noun pec·tin·e·us \ pek-ˈtin-ē-əs \

medical Definition of pectineus

plural -tinei play \-ē-ˌī, -ē-ˌē\
: a flat quadrangular muscle of the upper front and inner aspect of the thigh that arises mostly from the iliopectineal line of the pubis and is inserted along the pectineal line of the femur

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