Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

extensor digitorum longus

play
noun extensor digitorum lon·gus \-ˈlȯŋ-gəs\

Medical Definition of extensor digitorum longus

  1. :  a pennate muscle on the lateral part of the front of the leg that extends the four small toes and dorsally flexes and pronates the foot



Illustration of extensor digitorum longus


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up extensor digitorum longus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).