Flexor Carpi Radialis

Flexor Carpi Radialis The 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 Four muscles are located in the superficial layer (from lateral to medial): Flexor carpi ulnaris Palmaris longus Flexor carpi radialis Pronator teres All four muscles of the superficial layer have a common origin on the medial epicondyle of the humerus. Origin: Medial epicondyle of humerus Insertion: Bases of …

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