Anconeus - Musculus anconeus [anconaeus]

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of thoracic limb > Anconeus



Origin: Lateral epicondylar crest, the lateral epicondyle and the olecranon fossa.

Insertion: Lateral surface of the proximal end of the ulna.

Action: Extends the elbow and tenses the antebrachial fascia.

Nerve: Radialis.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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