Examples from the Web for extensor
The flexor and extensor tendons and the sesamoid bones are displaced laterally.
On the outer side of the wrist we can distinctly see and feel when in action, the three extensor tendons of the thumbs.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
Diminution of the knee-jerks was noticed, with what seemed to be an extensor response.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
The extensor tendons and the tendo Achillis are tense and prominent.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
There is a patella, intercalated in the tendon of the femori-tibialis or extensor cruris muscle.
British Dictionary definitions for extensor
Word Origin for extensor
Word Origin and History for extensor
1713, short for medical Latin musculus extensor, from Late Latin extensor "stretcher," agent noun from Latin extensus (see extend).