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abductor pollicis brevis


abductor pollicis brevis

noun abductor pol·li·cis brev·is \-ˌpäl-ə-səs-ˈbrev-əs, -ə-kəs-\

Definition of ABDUCTOR POLLICIS BREVIS

:  a thin flat muscle of the hand that abducts the thumb at right angles to the plane of the palm
March 04, 2015
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