extensor carpi radialis brevis

noun

extensor car·​pi ra·​di·​al·​is brev·​is -ˈkär-ˌpī-ˌrā-dē-ˈā-ləs-ˈbrev-əs, -ˈkär-ˌpē- How to pronounce extensor carpi radialis brevis (audio)
: a short muscle on the radial side of the back of the forearm that extends and may abduct the hand

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“Extensor carpi radialis brevis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extensor%20carpi%20radialis%20brevis. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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