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gracilis

[gras-uh-lis] /ˈgræs ə lɪs/
noun, plural graciles
[gras-uh-leez] /ˈgræs əˌliz/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
a muscle in the inner side of the thigh, the action of which assists in drawing the legs inward and in bending the knee.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Neo-Latin; Latin: gracile
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