deep flexor muscle of fingers

deep flexor muscle of fingers

n.
A muscle with its origin in the anterior surface of the upper third of the ulna, with insertion to the base of the distal phalanx of each finger, with nerve supply from the ulnar and median nerves, and whose action flexes the distal phalanges of the fingers.
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It sends branches to lateral portion of the deep flexor muscle of fingers and supplies, further other structures, the pronator quadratus muscle.
The anterior interosseous nerve commonly innnervates the long flexor muscle of thumb, the quadratus pronator muscle and the lateral portion of the deep flexor muscle of fingers.