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extensor

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extensor (plural extensors)

  1. (anatomy) A muscle whose contraction extends or straightens a limb or body part.
    • 2004, Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt, Canine Massage: A Complete Reference Manual
      Starting at the point of shoulder, use muscle squeezings, picking-ups, kneadings and gentle frictions, interspersed with effleurages, over the triceps muscle as well as the fleshy part of the flexor and extensor muscle groups.

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AdjectiveEdit

extensor m, f (plural extensores)

  1. extending; that which extends.

NounEdit

extensor m (plural extensores)

  1. (anatomy) extensor

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