brachioradialis muscle


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Related to brachioradialis muscle: Brachialis muscle

bra·chi·o·ra·di·a·lis mus·cle

(brā'kē-ō-rā-dē-ā'lis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus; insertion, front of base of styloid process of radius; action, flexes elbow and assists slightly in supination; nerve supply, (common) radial.
Synonym(s): musculus brachioradialis [TA] .

brachioradialis muscle

Arm muscle. Origin: lateral supracondylar ridge of distal humerus. Insertion: distal end of radius. Nerve: radial (C5-C7). Action: flexes forearm.
See: arm for illus. (Muscles of the Arm)
See also: muscle
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The extensor carpi radialis and brachioradialis muscles are rotated and sutured to the remaining biceps muscles to secure soft tissue around the flared distal portion of the humeral endoprosthesis.
As it travels distally, the nerve traverses the fascial sheath of the brachioradialis muscle and the superficial flexor muscle compartment of the forearm.
The radial nerve courses in between the brachialis and brachioradialis muscles (Fig.