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
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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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