recti

[ rek-tahy ]
/ ˈrɛk taɪ /

noun

plural of rectus.

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Definition for recti (2 of 2)

recti-

a combining form meaning “right,” “straight,” used in the formation of compound words: rectilinear.
Also especially before a vowel, rect-.

Origin of recti-

<Latin rēcti-, combining form of rēctusright
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Example sentences from the Web for recti

  • Four of these muscles run a straight course and are called the recti.

    A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell

British Dictionary definitions for recti (1 of 2)

recti
/ (ˈrɛktaɪ) /

noun

the plural of rectus

British Dictionary definitions for recti (2 of 2)

recti-

before a vowel rect-


combining form

straight or rightrectilinear; rectangle

Word Origin for recti-

from Latin rectus
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