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1

List the anterior superficial muscles of the forearm

Pronator teres
Palmaris longus
Flexor carpi radialis
Flexor carpi ulnaris

2

What is the origin and insertion of pronator teres?

Common flexor tendon
Lateral radius

3

What is the nerve + arterial supply to pronator teres?

Median nerve
Ulnar artery
Radial artery

4

Which movements does pronator teres enable?

Forearm: pronation
Elbow: flexion

5

What is the origin and insertion of palmaris longus?

Common flexor tendon
Palmar aponeurosis

6

What is the nerve + arterial supply to palmaris longus?

Median nerve
Ulnar artery

7

Which movements does palmaris longus enable?

Wrist: flexion

8

What is the origin and insertion of flexor carpi radialis?

Common flexor tendon
2nd + 3rd metacarpals

9

What is the nerve + arterial supply to flexor carpi radialis?

Median nerve
Radial artery

10

Which movements does flexor carpi radialis enable?

Wrist: flexion, abduction

11

What is the origin and insertion of flexor carpi ulnaris?

Common flexor tendon
Pisiform, hamate, 5th metacarpal

12

What is the nerve + arterial supply to flexor carpi ulnaris?

Ulnar nerve
Ulnar artery

13

Name the anterior intermediate muscle of the forearm

Flexor digitorum superficialis

14

What is the origin and insertion of flexor digitorum superficialis?

Common flexor tendon
Medial 4 digits (fingers)

15

What is the nerve + arterial supply to flexor digitorum superficialis?

Median nerve
Ulnar artery

16

List the anterior deep muscles of the forearm

Flexor digitorum profundus
Flexor pollicis longus
Pronator quadratus

17

What is the origin and insertion of flexor digitorum profundus?

Upper 3/4 of ulna
Distal phalanges of fingers

18

What is the nerve supply to flexor digitorum profundus?

Median nerve

19

Which movements does flexor digitorum profundus enable?

Hand: flexion
Fingers: flexion

20

What is the origin and insertion of flexor pollicis longus?

Middle 2/3 of radius
Distal phalanx of thumb

21

What is the nerve supply to flexor pollicis longus?

Median nerve

22

Which movements does flexor pollicis longus enable?

Thumb: flexion

23

What is the origin and insertion of pronator quadratus?

Anterior ulna
Anterior radius

24

What is the nerve supply to pronator quadratus?

Median nerve

25

Which movements does pronator quadratus enable?

Forearm: pronation

26

What is the main nerve supply to the anterior compartment of the forearm?

Median nerve
N.B. flexor carpi ulnaris = ulnar nerve