serratus

noun
ser·​ra·​tus | \ se-ˈrāt-əs How to pronounce serratus (audio) \
plural serrati\ -​ˈrā-​ˌtī How to pronounce serratus (audio) \

Medical Definition of serratus

: any of three muscles of the thorax that have complex origins but arise chiefly from the ribs or vertebrae:

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“Serratus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/serratus. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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