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paralysis of the extensor muscles of the hand and fingers; it may be due to metallic poisoning.
paralysis of the extensors of the wrist and fingers; most often caused by lesion of the radial nerve.
carpoptosis/car·pop·to·sis/ (kahr″pop-to´sis) wristdrop.
carpoptosis(kăr″pŏp-tō′sĭs) [″ + ptosis, a falling]