Definition of Extensors

1. Noun. (plural of extensor) ¹

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Definition of Extensors

1. extensor [n] - See also: extensor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Extensors

extensor digiti minimi
extensor digitorum
extensor digitorum brevis
extensor digitorum longus
extensor expansion
extensor hallucis brevis
extensor hallucis longus
extensor indicis
extensor indicis proprius
extensor muscle
extensor muscle of fingers
extensor muscle of little finger
extensor pollicis brevis
extensor pollicis longus
extensor retinaculum
extensors (current term)
extenuating circumstance
extenuating circumstances

Literary usage of Extensors

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"The extensors of the LEG. — The only muscles which extend the leg are those ... extensors OF THE LEG. CLXXIII. The RECTUS FEMORIS, sometimes RECTUS CRURIS ..."

2. Technique of Operations on the Bones, Joints, Muscles and Tendons by Robert Soutter (1917)
"In transplantation for paralysis of the extensors of the wrist and fingers ... The wrist flexors and extensors may be used for paralysis of the extensors of ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"Thus, by one set of muscles, the /«cor», the limbi are bent ; while by a contrary set, the extensors, they are straightened. One set, termed the muscles of ..."

4. Practical Anatomy: An Exposition of the Facts of Gross Anatomy from the by John Clement Heisler (1920)
"... group of extensors, supplying branches to all of the extensors as its goes, except those supplied by the trunk of the musculo-spiral, ie, the anconeus, ..."

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