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Synonyms for extensor

a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part

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The first is placed distal to the anterior inferior fibula, through the inferior extensor retinaculum and capsule.
The continuation of the extensor retinaculum over the dorsal aspect of the metacarpal and digital region intermingles its fibers with the running tendons of the lateral digital extensor and common digital extensor muscles (the latter with two tendons).
Its four tendons pass under the extensor retinaculum crowded together, overlying the tendon of extensor indicis.
Reconstruction of pulleys employing extensor retinaculum.
Each slip is then tunnelled to EHL and EDL under the extensor retinaculum using a tunneller distal to the axis of the ankle joint.
The impaired gliding is believed to be as a result of thickening of the extensor retinaculum at the first dorsal (extensor) compartment of the wrist, with subsequent narrowing at the fibro-osseous canal.
Extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) was absent, whereas extensor carpi radialis longus (ECRL) was giving two tendons in the second compartment of extensor retinaculum before its insertion while passing deep to the abductor pollicis longus (Fig.
The lateral root of the inferior extensor retinaculum originates superficial to the peroneal tendons and inserts on the lateral aspect of the anterior process of the calcaneus.
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