Flexor Pollicis Longus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Anterior surface radius & interosseous membrane


Palmar aspect of base of distal phalanx of thumb


  • Flexes thumb
  • Very weakly assists in flexing the wrist


  • Anterior interosseous nerve (C7, C8)

Blood Supply

  • Anterior interosseous artery
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Would you like to learn more about the flexor pollicis longus muscle? Then check out the flexor pollicis longus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Flexor Pollicis Longus Muscle Anatomy

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