extensor digitorum communis

noun
extensor digitorum com·​mu·​nis | \ -kə-ˈmyün-əs How to pronounce extensor digitorum communis (audio) , -ˈkäm-yə-nəs How to pronounce extensor digitorum communis (audio) \

Medical Definition of extensor digitorum communis

: a muscle on the back of the forearm that extends the fingers and wrist

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