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extensor pollicis brevis

noun extensor pol·li·cis brev·is \ -ˈpäl-ə-səs-ˈbrev-əs , -ˈpäl-ə-kəs- \

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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