lumbrical


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Related to lumbrical: Palmar interossei, Opponens digiti minimi, Interossei, Interosseous muscles

lum·bri·coid

(lŭm'bri-koyd),
1. Denoting or resembling a roundworm, especially Ascaris lumbricoides.
See also: scolecoid (2), vermiform. Synonym(s): lumbrical, lumbricus (1)
2. Obsolete common name for Ascaris lumbricoides.
[L. lumbricus, earthworm, + G. eidos, resemblance]

lumbrical

See vermiform.

lumbrical

1. Pertaining to the LUMBRICAL MUSCLES.
2. Pertaining to, or resembling, an earth worm, especially in reference to the intestinal parasite Ascaris lumbricoides.
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Exploration on the flexor aspect using a longitudinal midline incision as recommended by McFarlane et al (14) will usually disclose abnormalities of the lumbrical or its insertion.
This position keeps the small muscles of the hand, the lumbricals, away from the median nerve - the nerve that is pressured and causes the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
The fourth and fifth fingers may claw due to weakness of the lumbricals and there is diminished sensation of the ulnar distribution, particularly the palmar and dorsal surfaces of the fifth finger.
The deep branch curves around the hook of the hamate and turns radially across the interossei, supplying the hypothenar muscles, the ulnar two lumbricals, all the interossei, and the adductor pollicis.
A neurological examination demonstrated motor strength changes: 4/5 deltoid and supra and infraspinatus, 3/5 triceps, 1/5 biceps, 2/5 wrist flexion, 0/5 wrist and finger extension, 1/5 lumbricals and interossei, 0/5 abductor pollicis brevis and 3/5 adductor pollicis on the right.
Overuse syndrome can affect keyboard players at the wrist and finger extensors, the lumbricals (especially the fourth and fifth digits) of both hands, and the interossei of the right hand.