Pericardium - Structure & Function
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
The flexor carpi ulnaris muscle is a superficial forearm muscle that flexes and adducts the hand at the wrist.
Attachments of the Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Muscle: Origin and Insertion
Origin (proximal attachment)
a. Medial epicondyle of humerus.
Insertion (distal attachment)
a. Pisiform, hook of hamate, & base of 5th metacarpal.
Actions of the Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Muscle:
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a. Ulnar deviates (adducts) the hand at the wrist.
Nerve to the Flexor Carpi Ulnaris muscle and its spinal segment:
a. Ulnar nerve (C8, T1).
An overview of the posterior forearm muscles
Muscles That Act On The Anterior Wrist and Hand