Tensor muscle of antebrachial fascia - Musculus tensor fasciae antebrachii

Anatomical hierarchy

General terms > Myology > Muscles of thoracic limb > Tensor muscle of antebrachial fascia



Origin: Above the axillary arch from the thickened epimysium of the lateral surface of the latissimus dorsi.

Insertion: Olecranon.

Action: It supports the action of the triceps brachii and is the chief tensor of the antebrachial fascia.

Nerve: Radialis.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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