Abductor pollicis brevis muscle

What is Abductor pollicis brevis muscle?

Abductor pollicis brevis muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the thumb. Its main function is abducting the thumbOther muscles involved in moving the thumb areAbductor pollicis longusAdductor pollicisExtensor pollicis brevisExtensor pollicis longusFlexor pollicis brevisFlexor pollicis longusOpponens pollicis

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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