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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As it travels distally, the nerve traverses the fascial sheath of the brachioradialis muscle and the superficial flexor muscle compartment of the forearm.
Both the artery and the nerve lie under the brachioradialis muscle in the proximal and middle zones.
In its proximal third, the RA courses beneath the brachioradialis muscle belly, and then progressively leaves the lower surface of the muscle, running beneath the antebrachial fascia, between the brachioradialis muscle and the flexor carpi radialis muscle or its tendon.
In the middle zone, the RA courses between the brachioradialis muscle (lateral to the artery) and the superficial flexor muscle compartment of the forearm (medial to the artery).
The lateral which was the larger bundle of fibers was passing to the Brachioradialis muscle So the Brachioradialis muscle was getting a muscular slip from the Brachialis along with its usual origin from the upper two-third of the supracondylar ridge of the humerus.