flexor carpi ulnaris (muscle)

flex·or car·pi ul·na·ris (mus·cle)

muscle of anterior (flexor) compartment of forearm; origin, via a humeral head from the medial condyle of humerus and an ulnar head from the olecranon and upper three fifths of posterior border of ulna; insertion, pisiform bone but continues to the fifth metacarpal bone via the pisometacarpal ligament; action, flexes and adducts the hand at the wrist joint ulnarward; nerve supply, ulnar.
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