pectoralis

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Noun[edit]

pectoralis

  1. (anatomy) A pair of muscles that lowers the wings of birds in flight

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Etymology[edit]

From pectus (chest, breast) +‎ -ālis.

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Adjective[edit]

pectorālis m, f (neuter pectorāle); third declension

  1. of or pertaining to the chest or breast

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pectorālis pectorāle pectorālēs pectorālia
genitive pectorālis pectorālis pectorālium pectorālium
dative pectorālī pectorālī pectorālibus pectorālibus
accusative pectorālem pectorāle pectorālēs pectorālia
ablative pectorālī pectorālī pectorālibus pectorālibus
vocative pectorālis pectorāle pectorālēs pectorālia

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Noun[edit]

pectorālis

  1. genitive singular of pectorāle