Description

Origin: Humeral head: medial epicondyle of humerus (common flexor tendon)

Insertion: Radius

Artery: Ulnar artery and radial artery

Nerve: Median nerve

Action: Pronation of forearm, flexes elbow

Antagonist: Supinator muscle

Description:
The humeral head, the larger and more superficial, arises immediately above the medial epicondyle, and from the tendon common to the origin of the other muscles; also from the intermuscular septum between it and the Flexor carpi radialis and from the antibrachial fascia.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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