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“extensor” in British English

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extensornoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈstent.sər/ us /ɪkˈsten.sɚ/ specialized

a muscle that moves an arm, leg, or other body part into a straight position from a bent one

(Definition of “extensor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“extensor” in American English

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extensornoun [ C ]

/ɪkˈsten·sər/

biology a muscle that allows you to make part of your body straight

(Definition of “extensor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)