elbow extensor

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A muscle that effects elbow extension. The major elbow extensors are the triceps brachii (long head and lateral head). The anconeus is an assister, pulling the joint capsule of the elbow out of the way of the advancing olecranon process during extension.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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