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ex·ten·sor / ikˈstensər; -sôr/ (also extensor muscle) • n. Anat. a muscle whose contraction extends or straightens a limb or other part of the body. Often contrasted with flexor. ∎  any of a number of specific muscles in the arm, hand, leg, and foot.

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extensor (iks-ten-ser) n. any muscle that causes the straightening of a limb or other part.

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extensor Any muscle that causes a limb to extend. See voluntary muscle. Compare flexor.

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extensor See muscle

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