flexor carpi radialis

noun

flexor car·​pi ra·​di·​al·​is -ˈkär-ˌpī-ˌrā-dē-ˈā-ləs, -ˈkär-ˌpē- How to pronounce flexor carpi radialis (audio)
: a superficial muscle of the palmar side of the forearm that flexes the hand and assists in abducting it

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“Flexor carpi radialis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/flexor%20carpi%20radialis. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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