HyperDic: extensor

English > 1 sense of the word extensor:
NOUNbodyextensor, extensor musclea skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
English > extensor: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part.
Synonymextensor muscle
Narrowerquadriceps, quadriceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, quadA muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
Broaderskeletal muscle, striated muscleA muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
Oppositeflexor muscle, flexorA skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint
Spanishextensor, músculo extensor
Catalanextensor, múscul extensor
Verbsextendextend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body
extendthrust or extend out

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