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Flashcards in Muscles of the Posterior Forearm Muscle Table (superficial) Deck (19):
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Origin of all posterior forearm muscles?

Lateral epicondyle and supracondylar ridge of the humerus

2

Brachioradialis insertion

styloid process of the radius

3

Brachioradialis innervation

Radial n.

4

Brachioradialis action

Flexion at the elbow joint

5

Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus insertion

base of the 2nd metacarpal

6

Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus innervation

radial n.

7

Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus action

extension at the wrist joint
abduction at the wrist

8

Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis insertion

Base of 3rd metacarpal

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Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis innervation

Deep radial n.

10

Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis action

extension at the wrist joint
abduction at the wrist

11

Extensor digitorum insertion

middle and distal phalanges of digits 2-5 via extensor expansion

12

Extensor digitorum innervation

posterior interosseous n.

13

Extensor digitorum action

extension of the MP Joint of Digits 2-5

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Extensor digiti minimi insertion

extensor expansion

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Extensor digiti minimi innervation

posterior interosseous n.

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Extensor digiti minimi action

extension of the MP joint of digit 5

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Extensor carpi ulnaris insertion

Base of the 5th metacarpal

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Extensor carpi ulnaris innervation

Posterior Interosseous n.

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Extensor carpi ulnaris action

extension at the wrist joint adduction at the wrist