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Flashcards in Forearm Actions Deck (19):
1

Flexor carpi ulnaris.

Flexion and adduction at the wrist.

2

Palmaris longus.

Flexion at the wrist.

3

Flexor carpi radialis.

Flexion and abduction at the wrist.

4

Pronator teres.

Pronation of the forearm.

5

Flexor digitorum superficialis.

Flexion of MCP joints and proximal IP joints at 4 fingers.
Flexion at the wrist.

6

Flexor digitorum profundus.

Flexion of MCP joints and distal IP joints.
Flexion at the wrist.

7

Flexor pollicis longus.

Flexion of IP and MCP joint of thumb.

8

Pronator quadratus.

Pronation of the forearm.

9

Brachioradialis.

Flexion at the elbow.

10

Extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis.

Extension and abduction at the wrist.

11

Extensor digitorum.

Extension at MCP and IP joints of medial 4 fingers.

12

Extensor digiti minimi.

Extension of little finger.
Extension at the wrist.

13

Extensor carpi ulnaris.

Extension and adduction at wrist.

14

Anconeus.

Moves ulna during pronation.
Extension at elbow.

15

Supinator.

Supination of forearm.

16

Abductor pollicis longus.

Abduction of thumb.

17

Extensor pollicis brevis.

Extension at MCP and IP joints of thumb.

18

Extensor pollicis longus.

Extension of all joints of thumb.

19

Extensor indicis.

Extension of index finger.