Flexor carpi radialis - Musculus flexor carpi radialis

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of thoracic limb > Flexor carpi radialis



Origin: Medial Epicondyle caudal to the radial collateral ligament of the elbow joint between the pronator teres and the flexor digitorum longus.

Insertion: Palmar side of metacarpals two and three.

Action: Flexion of the carpal joint.

Nerve: Medianus.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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