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pectoralis

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NounEdit

pectoralis

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

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EtymologyEdit

From pectus (chest, breast) +‎ -ālis.

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AdjectiveEdit

pectorālis m, f (neuter pectorāle); third declension

  1. of or pertaining to the chest or breast

InflectionEdit

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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NounEdit

pectorālis

  1. genitive singular of pectorāle