extensor carpi radialis longus

noun
extensor carpi radialis lon·​gus | \ -ˈlȯŋ-gəs How to pronounce extensor carpi radialis longus (audio) \

Medical Definition of extensor carpi radialis longus

: a long muscle on the radial side of the back of the forearm that extends and abducts the hand

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