lats

[ lats ]
/ læts /

plural noun Informal.

latissimus dorsi muscles.

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Origin of lats

By shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for lats

lats
/ (læts) /

noun plural lati (ˈlætiː)

the standard monetary unit of Latvia, divided into 100 santimi
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Medical definitions for lats

LATS

abbr.

long-acting thyroid stimulator
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