extensor carpi radialis longus

noun

extensor carpi radialis lon·​gus -ˈlȯŋ-gəs How to pronounce extensor carpi radialis longus (audio)
: a long muscle on the radial side of the back of the forearm that extends and abducts the hand

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“Extensor carpi radialis longus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extensor%20carpi%20radialis%20longus. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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