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  1. Adductor Pollicis
  2. Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
  3. Flexor carpi radialis
  4. Retinaculum
  5. Extensor Pollicis Brevis
  1. a
    Flexes wrist and abducts hand
  2. b
    Flexes Proximal Interphalangeal Joints and Secondarily Metacarpophalangeal joints and Wrists
  3. c
    Adduction of the thumb is bringing it back into the plane of the palm of the hand from its previously abducted position. This muscle, however, also brings the thumb to the side of the palm and index finger.
  4. d
    a fibrous band forming the carpal canal through which pass the tendons of the flexor muscles of the hand and fingers.
  5. e
    Extends Proximal Phalanx of Thumb at Metacarpophalangeal Joint

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Adducts Thumb towards Middle Digit

  2. The chief action of abductor pollicis longus is to abduct the thumb at the carpometacarpal joint, thereby moving the thumb anteriorly.

    By its continued action it helps to abduct the wrist.

  3. Flexes and adducts wrist

  4. Flexes wrist

  5. Flexes and supinates forearm

5 True/False questions

  1. Triceps brachii
    Flexes and supinates forearm


  2. Brachialis
    Flexes elbow


  3. Extensor carpi radialis longus
    Extend and Abduct Hand at Wrist Joint


  4. Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis
    Extends wrist and abducts hand


  5. Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
    Flexes and Adducts Wrist