HyperDic: extensor_muscle

English > 1 sense of the expression extensor muscle:
NOUNbodyextensor muscle, extensora skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
English > extensor muscle: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part.
Synonymextensor
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

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