extensor pollicis longus


extensor pollicis lon·gus

noun \-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

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