Palmaris Longus Muscle Flashcards

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

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Origin

Medial epicondyle of humerus (via common flexor tendon)

Insertion

Palmar aponeurosis and flexor retinaculum of hand

Actions

  • Flexion at the wrist joint
  • Stabilizes palmar aponeurosis

Innervation

  • Median nerve (C7-C8)

Blood Supply

  • Median artery
  • Anterior branch of ulnar recurrent artery

Would you like to learn more about the palmaris longus muscle? Then check out the palmaris longus muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Palmaris Longus Muscle Anatomy

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