Pronator teres - Musculus pronator teres

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Origin: Medial condyle cranial to the flexor carpi radialis.

Insertion: Distal to the supinator on the medial border of the radius as far as its middle.

Action: Rotation of the forearm so that the dorsal surface tends to become medial.

Nerve: Medianus.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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