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tendinous sheath of extensor carpi radialis muscles


Definition: the dorsal carpal synovial tendon sheath lining the compartment of the extensor retinaculum containing the tendons of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis muscles.

Synonym(s): vagina tendinum musculorum extensorum carpi radialiumTA

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