Flexor Carpi RadialisThe structure indicated is the flexor carpi radialis muscle. The flexor carpi radialis is one of four muscles in the superficial layer of muscles in the anterior compartment of the forearm. The anterior compartment of the forearm consists of three layers of muscles:
- Superficial layer
- Intermediate layer
- Deep layer
Origin: Medial epicondyle of humerus
Insertion: Bases of 2nd and 3rd metacarpals
Action: flexion and abduction of wrist
Innervation: median nerveLearn more about the anatomy of the forearm muscles in this tutorial.