serratus

noun
ser·ra·tus | \ se-ˈrāt-əs \
plural serrati\-ˈrā-ˌtī \

Medical Definition of serratus 

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

a : serratus anterior

b : serratus posterior inferior

c : serratus posterior superior

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