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rec·tus  audio  (rkts) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. rec·ti  (-t) KEY 
Any of various straight muscles, as of the abdomen, eye, neck, and thigh.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin (msculus) rctus, from Latin, straight (muscle) ; see rectum


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