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Muscles of the forearm: movements of the wrist, hand, and fingers.

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pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, flexor carpi ulnaris, flexor digitorum superficialis
list the 5 anterior superficial muscles of the forearm that aid in movements of the wrist, hand, and fingers.
pronates forearm; weak flexor of elbow
actions of pronator teres?
powerful flexor of wrist; abducts hand
actions of flexor carpi radialis?
tenses skin and fascia of palm during hand movements
actions of palmaris longus?
powerful flexor of wrist; also adducts hand
actions of flexor carpi ulnaris?
flexes wrist and middle phalanges of fingers 2-5
actions of flexor digitorum superficialis?
flexes distal phalanx of thumb
actions of flexor pollicis longus?
flexes distal interphalangeal joints; assists in flexing wrist
actions of flexor digitorum profundus?
flexor pollicis longus, flexor digitorum profundus, pronator quadratus
list the 3 deep anterior muscles of the forearm involving movements of the wrist, hand, and fingers.
prime mover of forearm pronation; acts with pronator teres
actions of pronator quadratus?
brachioradialis, extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis, extensor digitorum, extensor carpi ulnaris
list the 5 superficial posterior muscles of the forearm involved in movement of the wrist, hand, and fingers.
extends wrist; abducts wrist.
actions of extensor carpi radialis longus?
extends and abducts wrist
actions of extensor carpi radialis brevis?
prime mover of finger extension
actions of extensor digitorum?
extends wrist; adducts wrist
actions of extensor carpi ulnaris
supinator, abductor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis brevis and longus, and extensor indicis
list the 4 deep posterior muscles of the forearm involved in movement of the wrist, hand, and fingers.
assists biceps brachii to forcibly supinate forearm
actions of supinator?
abducts and extends thumb
actions of abductor pollicis longus?
extends thumb
actions of extensor pollicis brevis and longus?
extends index finger
actions of extensor indicis?