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MUSCLES ACTING ON THE WRIST, HAND, AND FINGERS

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ecolo111's version from 2016-11-25 18:54

Section 1

Question Answer
pronator terespronates forearm; weakly flexes forearm
flexor carpi radialis* originmedial epicondyle of humerus
flexor carpi radialis* insertionbase of metacarpals II and III
flexor carpi radialis* actionflexes and abducts hand
flexor carpi ulnarisflexes and adducts the hand
flexor digitorum superficialisflexes wrist joint and middle phalanges of digits II - V
categoryanterior
memorize

Section 2

Question Answer
extensor carpi radialis longusextends and abducts the hand
extensor digitorumextends fingers and hand; abducts fingers
extensor carpi ulnarisextends and adducts the hand
supinatorsupinates forearm
categoryposterior
memorize

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