Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle

What is Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle?

Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the fingers. Its main function is flexing the middle phalanges.Other muscles involved in moving the fingers are:Abductor digiti minimiExtensor digitorum communisExtensor indicisFlexor digiti minimi brevisFlexor digitorum profundusInterossei dorsalisInterossei palamarisOpponens digiti minimi

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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