long abductor muscle of thumb n.
A muscle with origin from the posterior surfaces of the radius and the ulna, with insertion to the base of the first metacarpal bone, with nerve supply from the radial nerve, and whose action abducts the thumb and assists in extending it.
noun, Finance. 1. the account of a customer who buys securities or commodities on margin.
[lawng-ak-ting, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈæk tɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective, Pharmacology. 1. . adjective 1. (of a drug) slowly effective after initial dosage, but maintaining its effects over a long period of time, being slowly absorbed and persisting in the tissues before being excreted Compare intermediate-acting, short-acting
- Long-acting thyroid stimulator
long-acting thyroid stimulator n. Abbr. LATS A substance that is present in the blood of hyperthyroid patients and that exerts a prolonged stimulatory effect on the thyroid gland.
- Long adductor muscle
long adductor muscle n. A muscle with origin in the symphysis and crest of the pubis, with insertion to a ridge on the shaft of the femur, with nerve supply from the obturator nerve, and whose action adducts the thigh.