plural of rectus.
Other definitions for recti- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “right,” “straight,” used in the formation of compound words: rectilinear.
- Also especially before a vowel, rect-.
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How to use recti in a sentence
Moreover, this slight aid given by tenotomy has its ground not solely in the condition of the opposing recti muscles.Schweigger on Squint | C. Schweigger
However, the innervation for convergence may be lost, without the internal recti losing in elastic tension.Schweigger on Squint | C. Schweigger
The superior and inferior recti are treated in a similar manner.
The external and internal recti are inserted into the sides of the eyeball and make it look outward or inward.
Conscia mens recti famæ mendacia risit: Sed nos in vitium credula turba sumus.A Defence of Poesie and Poems | Philip Sidney
British Dictionary definitions for recti (1 of 2)
the plural of rectus
British Dictionary definitions for recti- (2 of 2)
straight or right: rectilinear; rectangle
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