a muscle in the inner side of the thigh, the action of which assists in drawing the legs inward and in bending the knee.
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Like other red algae, Gracilaria gracilis doesn’t have free-swimming male sex cells.Like bees of the sea, crustaceans ‘pollinate’ seaweed | Jake Buehler | July 28, 2022 | Science News
The Middle beds, composed of white chalk with flints, the zone of Terebratulina gracilis, is exposed at Beer.Devonshire | Francis A. Knight
Among those with short fasci are major, gracilis, and nymanniana; those with long fasci are pectinalis, solierolii and veneris.The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity | Charles Sumner Boyer
Ea est arundineti senectus, cum ita densatum est, ut gracilis et cann similis arundo prodeat.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes | Ludwig Dderlein
One afternoon, after we had been reading the Quis multa gracilis te puer in rosa, my teacher desired to visit his relative.Saragossa | Benito Prez Galds
For one thing the geographic ranges of gracilis, leucoparia, arizonae and ambigua coincide over a considerable part of Arizona.