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L2,3,4

femoral nerve - anterior compartment of the thigh, OR obturator nerve - medial compartment of the thigh

2

Innervation of flexor digtorum superficialis (2)

medial half - ulnar nerve; lateral half - median nerve

3

Where is the artery to the head of femur a branch of?

it is a branch of the obturator artery

4

The thenar eminence is innervateed by...

the recurrent branch of the median nerve

5

the superior gluteal nerve is supplied by...?

L5, S1, S2

6

Muscles of the posterior compartment of the leg

flexor hallucis longus, flexor digitorum longus, tibialis posterior, popliteus

7

Which roots form the inferior trunk of the brachial plexus?

C8-T1

8

What type of joint is the elbow joint?

hinge joint

9

Where are the lateral and medial circumflex arteries for the femoral neck from?

the femoral artery

10

Which gluteal muscle is most superficial?

maximus

11

4 Rotator cuff muscles

S - supraspinatous, I- infraspinatous, T - teres minor, S - subscapularis (anterior)

12

Innervation of pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus

Median nerve

13

innervation of the lateral 2 lumbricals

median nerve

14

the inferior gluteal nerve is supplied by...?

L5, S1, S2

15

Innervation of the triceps brachii

Radial Nerve

16

The ulnar nerve originates from which spinal roots?

C8-T1 (some C7)

17

Innervation of anterior compartment of the leg

Deep fibular nerve - L4/L5

18

the deep muscle layer acts to allow the hip to...

externally, laterally rotate the lower limb at the hip joint

19

The radial nerve originates from which spinal roots?

C5-T1

20

What is the function of the dorsal interossei?

abduction of the digits from the middle finger (DAB - dorsal ABduction)

21

3 muscles in superficial posterior compartment of the leg

gastrocnemius (big fat one), soleus (under gastro), plantaris - thin one hiding behind

22

Regions of the lower limb

gluteal, femoral, knee, leg, ankle, foot

23

Function of the posterior compartment of the forearm

extension of the wrist and digits, SUPINATION, abduction and adduction of the wrist

24

Action of the superficial posterior compartment of the leg

plantar flexors of the ankle

25

Muscles within the deep layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm (3)

pronator quadratus, flexor pollicus longus, flexor digitorum profundus

26

Innervation of pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus

Median nerve

27

why is a lumber puncture done at this level?

to avoid the terminal end of the spinal cord

28

the gluteus medius and minimus act to...

abduct and medially rotate the thigh

29

Where does the end of the spinal cord occur?

L1/2

30

Innervation of the triceps brachii

Radial nerve