extensor pollicis brevis

noun
extensor pol·​li·​cis brev·​is | \ -ˈpäl-ə-səs-ˈbrev-əs How to pronounce extensor pollicis brevis (audio) , -ˈpäl-ə-kəs- How to pronounce extensor pollicis brevis (audio) \

Medical Definition of extensor pollicis brevis

: a muscle that arises from the dorsal surface of the radius, extends the first phalanx of the thumb, and adducts the hand

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extensor indicis proprius

extensor pollicis brevis

extensor pollicis longus

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“Extensor pollicis brevis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/extensor%20pollicis%20brevis. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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