Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
Rectus therefore means straight in Latin.
NounRectus (plural recti)
- (anatomy) Any of several straight muscles in various parts of the body, as of the abdomen, thigh, eye etc.
Perfect passive participle of regō (“rule”).
- ruled, having been ruled, governed, having been governed
- guided, having been guided, steered, having been steered
- proper, honest