Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Humeral head: Medial epicondyle. Ulnar head: Olecranon & posterior border of ulna

Insertion

Pisiform, hamate, base of 5th metacarpal

Actions

  • Flexes hand at wrist joint
  • Adduction of hand at wrist joint
  • Very weak flexion of the elbow joint

Innervation

  • Ulnar nerve (C7,C8, T1)

Blood Supply

  • Ulnar artery
  • Ulnar recurrent artery

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

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