pectoralis

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pectoralis

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

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pectus (chest, breast) +‎ -ālis.

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Adjective[edit]

pectorālis (neuter pectorāle); third declension

  1. of or pertaining to the chest or breast

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

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Noun[edit]

pectorālis

  1. genitive singular of pectorāle

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