long extensor muscle of thumb


A muscle with origin from the ulna, with insertion into the base of the thumb, with nerve supply from the radial nerve, and whose action extends the distal phalanx of the thumb.

Nearby words

  1. long dozen,
  2. long drawn out,
  3. long eaton,
  4. long elevator muscle of rib,
  5. long extensor muscle of big toe,
  6. long extensor muscle of toes,
  7. long face,
  8. long finger,
  9. long flexor muscle of big toe,
  10. long flexor muscle of thumb

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