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Anatomy Upper Arm muscles

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biceps brachii meaning
two-headed, of the arm
biceps brachii origin
tip of corocoid process of scapula, supraglenoid tubercle of scapula
biceps brachii insertion
tuberosity of radius and fascia forearm via biceptal aponeurosis
biceps brachii motion
supinates forearm; flexes elbow and shoulder
triceps brachii meaning
three-headed, of the arm
triceps brachii origin
infraglenoid tubercle of scapula, posterior surface of humerus
triceps brachii insertion
proximal end of olecranon process of ulna and fascia of forearm
triceps brachii motion
extends the elbow; extends shoulder joint, adducts shoulder
brachialis meaning
of the arm
brachialis origin
distal 2/3 of ventral humerus and intermuscular septum
brachialis insertion
coronoid process of ulna
brachialis motion
flexes the elbow
flexor carpi radialis meaning
one that bends, wrist, related to radius
flexor carpi radialis origin
medial epicondyle of humerus
flexor carpi radialis insertion
base of 2nd metacarpal
flexor carpi radialis motion
flexes and abducts hand at wrist
flexor carpi ulnaris meaning
one that bends, wrist, related to ulna
flexor carpi ulnaris origin
medial epicondyle of humerus, olecranon and posterior border of ulna
flexor carpi ulnaris insertion
pisiform, hamate, base of 5th metacarpal
flexor carpi ulnaris motion
flexes and adducts hand at wrist
brachioradialis meaning
arm, related to radius
brachioradialis origin
proximal 2/3 of lateral supracondyle ridge of humerus
brachioradialis insertion
lateral surface of distal end of radius
brachioradialis motion
flexes elbow, assists in supination and pronation
extensor carpi radialis meaning
one that stretches, wrist, related to radius
extensor carpi radialis origin
lateral epicondyle of humerus, lateral supracondyle ridge of humerus
extensor carpi radialis insertion
bases of 2nd and 3rd metacarpals
extensor carpi radialis motion
extend and abduct hand at wrist joint
extensor carpi ulnaris meaning
one that stretches, wrist, related to ulna
extensor carpi ulnaris origin
lateral epicondyle of humerus and posterior border of ulna
extensor carpi ulnaris insertion
base of 5th metacarpal
extensor carpi ulnaris motion
extends and adducts hand at wrist joint
extensor digitorum meaning
one that stretches, of fingers or toes
extensor digitorum origin
lateral epicondyle of humerus
extensor digitorum insertion
extensor expansions of medial 4 digits
extensor digitorum motion
extends the fingers and assists extending wrist
palmar interossei meaning
related to palm, between/among, bony
palmar interossei origin
ventral base, medial and lateral surfaces of metacarpal
palmar interossei insertion
medial tubercle of base of proximal phalanx of 2nd finger, dorsal hood, lateral tubercles of base of proximal phalanx of 4th, 5th fingers
palmar interossei motion
adducts 2nd, 4th, 5th fingers towards main ray; flex proximal phalanx and extend distal phalanges
lumbricals meaning
worm
lunbricals origin
flexor digitorum profundus
lumbricals insertion
radial lateral band of extensor expansion
lumbricals motion
flex metacarpophalangeal joints; extend interphalangeal joints

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