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Flashcards in Latin Nouns Deck (28):
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manus, manus (f)

hand

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pes, pedis (m)

foot

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ramus, -i

branch

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digitus, -i

finger, toe

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abductor

muscles that abducts (away from midline)

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adductor

muscle that adducts (moves towards midline)

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levator

muscle that lifts

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sphincter

muscle that draws a circular opening closed

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tensor

muscle that stretches or makes tight

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digitus, -i

finger or toe

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hallux, hallucis (m)

the big toe

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pollex, pollicis

the thumb

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rectus, -a, -um

straight

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obliquus, -a, -um

diagonal, on a slant

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quadratus, -a, -um

square-shaped, four-sided

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transverus, -a, -um

situated crosswise, horizontal

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-ceps

(ending used to form muscle name) with a number prefix, having a certain number of heads

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anterior, anterius

further towards the front

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inferior, inferius

lower

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latus, -a, -um

great, large

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major, maius

greater, larger

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maximus, -a, -um

greatest, largest

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minimum, -a, -um

least, smallest

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minor, minus

lesser, smaller

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pars, partis (f)

part

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posterior, posterius

further towards the back

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-que

and

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superior, superius

higher