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Muscles of the forearm and hand

Forearm and hand        
 Muscle Origin  Insertion  Action  Notes 
Extensor digitorum Common extensor tendon from lateral epicondyle of humerus Dorsal surface of middle and distal phalanges 2-5 
( four fingers)
Extends four fingers, assists in extension of the wrist  
Pronator quadratus        
Palmaris longus        
Flexor digitorum superficialis        
Flexor carpi radialis        
Flexor carpi ulnaris        
Extensor carpi radialis longus        
Extensor carpi radialis brevis        
Extensor carpi ulnaris        
Flexor digitorum profundus        
Flexor pollicus longus        
Supinator        
Extensor pollicus longus and brevis        
Opponens pollicis        

 
 

 
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