Flexor digitorum profundus muscle

What is Flexor digitorum profundus muscle?

Flexor digitorum profundus muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the fingers. Its main function is flexing the terminal phalanx.Other muscles involved in moving the fingers are:Abductor digiti minimiExtensor digitorum communisExtensor indicisFlexor digiti minimi brevisFlexor digitorum superficialisInterossei dorsalisInterossei palamarisOpponens digiti minimi

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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