Brachialis

Brachialis The structure indicated is the brachialis muscle. The brachialis muscle is one of three muscles in the anterior compartment of the arm: Biceps brachii Brachialis Coracobrachialis The muscles of the anterior compartment are innervated by the musculocutaneous nerve and generally serve to flex the forearm at the elbow joint. The brachialis muscle lies deep to the biceps brachii muscle and is synergistic in its action, assisting with flexion of the forearm at the elbow joint. Origin: Distal half of anterior humerus Insertion: Ulna tuberosity Action: Flexion of elbow Innervation: Musculocutaneous nerve Learn more about the anatomy of the arm …

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