Flexor Digitorum Profundus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Upper 3/4 anterior & medial surfaces of ulna. Interosseous membrane


Palmar surface of distal phalanges (digits 2-5)


  • Flexes the metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints of digits 2-5
  • Weak assistance in wrist flexion


  • Lateral part (digits 2-3): Anterior interosseous branch of the median nerve (C8-T1)
  • Medial part (digits 4-5): Ulnar nerve (C8, T1)

Blood Supply

  • Anterior interosseous artery

Would you like to learn more about the flexor digitorum profundus muscle? Then check out the flexor digitorum profundus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Flexor Digitorum Profundus Muscle Anatomy

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