extensor definition

  • noun:
    • A muscle that extends or straightens a limb or human body part.
    • A muscle whose contraction expands or straightens a limb or human anatomy component.
    • A muscle which acts to extend or straighten any the main human anatomy, as an arm or a finger; -- in opposition to flexor.
    • In structure, a muscle which serves to extend or straighten any an element of the human anatomy, as an arm or a finger: opposed to flexor. See cut under muscle.
    • a skeletal muscle whoever contraction extends or extends a body part

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