pronator teres muscle


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Related to pronator teres muscle: Pronator quadratus muscle, Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle, Flexor carpi radialis muscle, supinator muscle

pro·na·tor te·res mus·cle

(prō-nā'tōr ter'ēz mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, superficial (humeral) head (ulnar) from the common flexor origin on the medial epicondyle of the humerus, deep (ulnar) head from the medial side of the coronoid process of the ulna; insertion, middle of the lateral surface of the radius; action, pronates forearm; nerve supply, median.
Synonym(s): musculus pronator teres [TA] .

pronator teres muscle

Arm muscle. Origin: medial epicondyle of humerus, coronoid process of ulna. Insertion: lateral side of middle of radius. Nerve: median (C6-C7). Action: pronates forearm.
See also: muscle