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ex·ten·sor

 (ĭk-stĕn′sər)
n.
A muscle that extends or straightens a limb or body part.

[New Latin extēnsor, from Latin extēnsus, past participle of extendere, to stretch out; see extend.]

extensor

(ɪkˈstɛnsə; -sɔː)
n
(Anatomy) any muscle that stretches or extends an arm, leg, or other bodily part. Compare flexor
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin extensus stretched out]

ex•ten•sor

(ɪkˈstɛn sər, -sɔr)

n.
a muscle that serves to extend or straighten a part of the body.
[1700–10; < New Latin]

ex·ten·sor

(ĭk-stĕn′sər)
A muscle that extends or straightens a limb or joint. Compare flexor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extensor - a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body partextensor - a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
musculus quadriceps femoris, quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, quad - a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
flexor, flexor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint
Translations
extendeur

extensor

nStreckmuskel m

ex·ten·sor

a. extensor-a, que tiene la propiedad de extender.

extensor

adj & n (anat) extensor m
References in classic literature ?
It has an extremely wide flank-membrane, stretching from the corners of the jaw to the tail, and including the limbs and the elongated fingers: the flank membrane is, also, furnished with an extensor muscle.
El musculo extensor radial largo del carpo (MERLC) es un musculo fusiforme que se solapa parcialmente con el musculo braquiorradial y que se encuentra localizado en el compartimiento posterior (extensor-supinador) del antebrazo y esta inervado por ramos del nervio radial (NR) (Moore et al., 2013).
Retention of TLR restricts the side-lying, roll-over, creeping and lying to seated ability of the child.7 In developmentally-delayed child, like CP, TLR retention causes the increased flexor tone with the child in prone lying position.8 While there is most likely increase in extensor tone in CP child with supine lying positioning, it leads to stereotypical movements as tonic reflexes are retained at brainstem level.9 This retention of primitive reflex make the CP child uncomfortable in seated position and indirectly has a marked effect on the attention span and learning skills of the child.9
The lesions usually occur on the extensor surfaces of the arms, neck, torso, and buttocks.
In infants, face involvements (42.85%) is more followed by flexor (28.57%), extensor (14.28%) and both flexor and extensor (14.28%).
Ja em relacao ao PT extensor, os resultados sao divergentes, alguns estudos relatam valores maiores na posicao sentada do que supina (Deighan e colaboradores, 2012; Maffiuletti e Lepers, 2003; Pavol e Grabiner, 2000; Worrell e colaboradores, 1989;) enquanto outros nao confirmam esta variacao (Bohannon e colaboradores, 1986; Guex e colaboradores, 2012).
Core stabilization exercises - abdominal drawing-in maneuver crunch, right Horizontal side support, left horizontal side support, prone plank, supine shoulder bridge, quadruped alternate arm and leg, hip flexor squat ("wood-chopper)." Outcome measures were endurance test such as flexor endurance, extensor endurance, and horizontal side support right and left side endurance.
The etiology of the isolated superficial radial nerve neuropathy is often associated with repeated use of wrist watches, falling, forearm fractures, surgical operations such as fracture fixation and arthroscopic procedures, steroid injections, acupuncture, use of handcuffs, repetitive supination, pronation, ulnar flexion activities, compression of extensor carpi radialis and/or brachioradialis tendons, presence of neuroma, lipoma or ganglion cyst in the wrist as well as exposure to excess cold.
Extension of the tumor in the joint or in the extensor mechanism is a challenging situation to achieve adequate margins and a good functional limb.
The average CMAP amplitude of their right forelimb flexor, which was 420 [+ or -] 226 [micro]V on average before the surgery, changed to 0 [micro]V, and the CMAP amplitude of their right forelimb extensor, which was 536 [+ or -] 391 [micro]V on average before the surgery, was also lost.
DORSAL SURFACE: The tendon of the muscle extensor carpi radialis (TMECR) was located at the distal end of the radius bone in the dorsolateral region of the carpal joint, distally extending along the dorsal metacarpus surface.

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