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Medical Term:

tendinous sheath of extensor digitorum and extensor indicis muscles


Definition: the dorsal carpal synovial tendon sheath that surrounds the four tendons of the extensor digitorum muscle and the tendon of the extensor indicis deep to the extensor retinaculum.

Synonym(s): vagina tendinum musculorum extensoris digitorum et extensoris indicisTA

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