Meaning of obliquus in English:

obliquus

Pronunciation /ə(ʊ)ˈblɪkwəs/

noun

Anatomy
  • More fully "obliquus muscle". An oblique muscle.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From scientific Latin obliquus, use as noun (short for musculus obliquus oblique muscle) of classical Latin oblīquus.