anterior compartment of arm
anterior compartment of arm[TA]
anterior portion of the space enclosed by the brachial fascia, separated from the posterior compartment by the humerus and the lateral and medial intermuscular septa that extend from it; contains muscles that produce flexion, all innervated by the musculocutaneous nerve.
Synonym(s): compartimentum brachii anterius [TA], compartimentum brachii flexorum [TA], flexor compartment of arm ☆
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