Medical Dictionary

extensor pollicis longus

noun extensor pollicis lon·gus \-ˈlŋ-gəs\

Definition of EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS

:  a muscle that arises dorsolaterally from the middle part of the ulna, extends the second phalanx of the thumb, and abducts the hand

Illustration of EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS

March 28, 2015
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