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Medical Term:

tendinous sheath of abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis muscles

Definition

the dorsal carpal synovial tendinous sheath lining the compartment of the extensor retinaculum that contains the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons.

Synonym(s): vagina tendinum musculorum abductoris longi et extensoris brevis pollicisTA

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