flexor pollicis longus


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flexor pollicis longus

the muscle that flexes the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb.
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Changes of musculoskeletal systems, flexor pollicis longus and Achilles tendon respectively in acromegaly patients were shown by means of US in addition to nerve and cartilage examination.
The extensor pollicis brevis, extensor pollicis longus, and flexor pollicis longus are extrinsic muscles that provide stability in response to valgus loads.
The origins of the extensor indicis, extensor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis brevis, abductor pollicis longus, flexor pollicis longus, and flexor digitorum profundus were digitized from 11 cadavers.

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