extensor carpi radialis longus muscle

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ex·ten·sor car·pi ra·di·a·lis lon·gus mus·cle

(eks-ten'sŏr kahr'pī rā-dē-ā'lis long'gus mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus; insertion, back of base of second metacarpal bone; action, extends and deviates wrist radialward; nerve supply, radial.
Synonym(s): musculus extensor carpi radialis longus [TA] , long radial extensor muscle of wrist.
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Innervation of the extensor carpi radialis longus muscle in Brazilian individuals: Biometry of its origin and distribution.
SUMMARY: The extensor carpi radialis longus muscle (ECRLm) is located in the posterior compartment (extensor-supinator) of the forearm and has great importance in the closure of the hand.
Extensor carpi radialis longus muscle, control group in NADH-TR staining (A) and grayscale (B, C and D); it is observed different intensity of shades related to the basic colors or channels RGB (red- green- blue).
(2003) states that the dorso-ulnar corner of the AS contains only the tendon of extensor carpi radialis longus muscle, but according to Tubbs et al., the tendon of extensor carpi radialis brevis can also be found in the AS, depending on how distal the retinaculum of extensor muscles is, and how medial the dorsal tubercle of the radius is found.
During the following 5 to 10 minutes we verify the death signs (respiratory failure, absence of heart beat and opaque cornea) and subsequently we dissected soleus and extensor carpi radialis longus muscles. The samples were directly fixed by freezing using 2-methyl butane (isopentane) cooled in liquid nitrogen, stored at -70[degrees]C and cut on cryostat Leica Jung Frigocut 2800N at -20[degrees]C and 16 ums.
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