[ gras-uh-lis ]

noun,plural grac·i·les [gras-uh-leez]. /ˈgræs əˌliz/. 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 of gracilis

1605–15; <New Latin; Latin: gracile

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