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9 anterior forearm muscles

pronator teres
pronator quadratus
flexor carpi radialis
palmaris longus
flexor carpi ulnaris
flexor digitorum superficialis
flexor digitorum profundus
flexor pollicis longus
brachoradialis

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Origin of pronator teres

medial epicondyle of humerus and coronoid process

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Insertion of pronator teres

lateral surface of radius

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Innervation of pronator teres

median nerve (C6/7)

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Function of pronator teres

pronates forearm, weakly flexes elbow

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Origin of pronator quadratus

anterior margin of ulna

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Insertion of pronator quadratus

anterior margin of radius

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Innervation of pronator quadratus

median nerve (C8/T1)

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Function of pronator quadratus

pronates hand

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Origin of flexor carpi radialis

medial epicondyle of humerus

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Insertion of flexor carpi radialis

base of 2nd metacarpal

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Innervation of flexor carpi radialis

median nerve C6/7

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Function of flexor carpi radialis

flexes and abducts hand

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Origin of palmaris longus

medial epicondyle of humerus

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Insertion of palmaris longus

palmar aponeurosis

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Innervation of palmaris longus

median nerve C6/7

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Function of palmaris longus

flexes hand, weakly flexes elbow, tightens palmar aponeurosis

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Origin of flexor carpi ulnaris

medial epicondyle of humerus and olecranon

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Insertion of flexor carpi ulnaris

pisiform, hook of hamate, base of 5th metacarpal

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Innervation of flexor carpi ulnaris

ulnar nerve (C7/8)

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Function of flexor carpi ulnaris

flexes and adducts hand

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Origin of flexor digitorum superficialis

medial epicondyle of humerus, coronoid, anterior surface of radius

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Insertion of flexor digitorum superficialis

middle phalanges of the hand

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Innervation of flexor digitorum superficialis

median nerve (C7/C8/T1)

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Function of flexor digitorum superficialis

flexes hand, PIP 2-5, MCP 2-5, weakly flexes elbow

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Origin of flexor digitorum profundus

anterior margin of ulna and interosseous membrane

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Insertion of flexor digitorum profundus

DIP 2-5

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Innervation of flexor digitorum profundus

median nerve (C8/T1) to lateral part
ulnar nerve (C8/T1) to medial part

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Function of flexor digitorum profundus

flexes hand, DIP 2-5, MCP 2-5

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Origin of flexor pollicis longus

anterior margin of radius and interosseous membrane

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Insertion of flexor pollicis longus

distal phalanx of thumb

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Innervation of flexor pollicis longus

median nerve (C7/C8/T1)

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Function of flexor pollicis longus

abducts hand, flexes hand, CMC joint of thumb, MCP of thumn, IP of thumb

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Origin of brachoradialis

lateral supracondylar ridge

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Insertion of brachoradialis

styloid process of radius

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Innervation of brachoradialis

radial nerve (C5/6)

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Function of brachoradialis

flexes elbow, semipronates forearm