AskDefine | Define sartorius

Dictionary Definition

sartorius n : a muscle in the thigh that helps to rotate the leg into the sitting position assumed by a tailor; the longest muscle in the human body [syn: sartorius muscle, musculus sartorius] [also: sartorii (pl)]

Extensive Definition

Sartorius is the Latin word for tailor, and thus is a common surname. People with this last name include:
Sartorius can also refer to:
sartorius in German: Sartorius
sartorius in Dutch: Sartorius
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