extensor digitorum longus

noun
extensor digitorum lon·​gus | \ -ˈlȯŋ-gəs \

Medical Definition of extensor digitorum longus

: a pennate muscle on the lateral part of the front of the leg that extends the four small toes and dorsally flexes and pronates the foot

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