Flexor Carpi Radialis Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the flexor carpi radialis muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the flexor carpi radialis flashcards below.

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Origin

Flexor Carpi Radialis Flashcard Front

Medial epicondyle of the humerus

Flexor carpi radialis origin medial epicondyle of the humerus

Insertion

Flexor Carpi Radialis Flashcard Front

Bases of the second and third metacarpals

Flexor carpi radialis insertion bases of the second and third metacarpals

Actions

Flexor Carpi Radialis Flashcard Front
  • Flexion of the wrist joint
  • Abduction of the wrist joint

Innervation

Flexor Carpi Radialis Flashcard Front
  • Median nerve (C6-C7)

Blood Supply

Flexor Carpi Radialis Flashcard Front
  • Radial artery
  • Posterior branch of the ulnar recurrent artery

Would you like to learn more about the flexor carpi radialis muscle? Then check out the flexor carpi radialis muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Flexor Carpi Radialis Muscle Anatomy

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