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- n. A muscle (one of the hamstrings) in the back of the thigh
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fusiform muscle with a remarkably long tendon, on the back of the thigh, at the inner side of the biceps femoris, arising from the tuberosity of the ischium in common with the biceps, and inserted at the inner anterior side of the shaft of the tibia beneath the insertion of the sartorius.
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