[ rek-tahy ]
/ ˈrɛk taɪ /
plural of rectus.
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Definition 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-.
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)
/ (ˈrɛktaɪ) /
the plural of rectus
British Dictionary definitions for recti (2 of 2)
before a vowel rect-
straight or rightrectilinear; rectangle
Word Origin for recti-
from Latin rectus
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