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extensor carpi radialis brevis

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

medical 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

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