Medical Dictionary

extensor carpi radialis brevis

noun extensor car·pi ra·di·al·is brev·is
\-ˈkär-ˌpī-ˌrā-dē-ˈā-ləs-ˈbrev-əs, -ˈkär-ˌpē-\

Definition of EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS BREVIS

:  a short muscle on the radial side of the back of the forearm that extends and may abduct the hand

Illustration of EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS BREVIS

March 31, 2015
refluent Hear it
Flowing back
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears