Flexor Carpi Ulnaris muscle

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris:Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Origin:  Originates from the medial epicondyle with the other superficial flexors. It also has a long origin from the ulna. It passes into the wrist. Insertion: Attaches to the pisiform carpal bone.[...]

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Palmaris Longus

Palmaris Longus:Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Palmaris Longus Origin:  Originates from the medial epicondyle. Insertion: Attaches to the flexor retinaculum of the wrist. Function: Flexion at the wrist. Nerve supply: Median nerve

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Pronator Teres: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Pronator Teres The lateral border of the pronator teres muscle forms the medial border of the cubital fossa, an anatomical triangle located over the elbow. Origin: It has two origins, one from the medial epicondyle, and[...]

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Flexor Carpi Radialis

Flexor Carpi Radialis: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Flexor Carpi Radialis Origin: Originates from the medial epicondyle. Insertion: Attaches to the base of metacarpals II and III. Function: Flexion and abduction of the wrist. Nerve supply: Median nerve.

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Flexor-Digitorum-Superficialis

Flexor Digitorum Superficialis: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

The flexor digitorum superficialis muscle is the only muscle of the intermediate compartment. It can sometimes be classed as a superficial layer muscle, but in most cadavers, it lies between the deep and superficial layers of the[...]

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Extensor Carpi Ulnaris

Extensor Carpi Ulnaris: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Extensor Carpi Ulnaris The extensor carpi ulnaris muscle is located on the medial aspect of the posterior forearm. Due to its position, it is able to produce adduction as well as the extension of the wrist. Origin:[...]

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Shoulder Joint bones

Shoulder Joint:Anatomy,Movement & Muscle involvement

The shoulder is made up of three bones- the clavicle, the scapula, and the humerus as well as associated muscles, ligaments and tendons. The articulations between the bones make up the shoulder joints. It is[...]

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Extensor Digiti Minimi

Extensor Digiti Minimi: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Extensor Digiti Minimi The extensor digiti minimi muscle is thought to originate from the extensor digitorum muscle. In some people, these two muscles are fused together. Anatomically, the extensor digiti minimi muscle lies medially to the[...]

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Extensor Pollicis Brevis

Extensor Pollicis Brevis: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Extensor Pollicis Brevis The extensor pollicis brevis muscle can be found medially and deep to the abductor pollicis longus muscle. In the hand, its tendon contributes to the lateral border of the anatomical snuffbox. Origin: Originates from the[...]

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Extensor Digitorum

Extensor Digitorum: Origin, Insertion, Nerve Supply & Action

Extensor Digitorum The extensor digitorum muscle is the main extensor of the fingers. To test the function of the muscle, the forearm is pronated, and the fingers extended against resistance. Origin: Originates from the lateral epicondyle.[...]

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