abductor digiti minimi (muscle) of hand

(redirected from musculus abductor digiti quinti)

ab·duc·tor di·gi·ti mi·ni·mi (mus·cle) of hand

superficial hypothenar muscle of palm; origin, pisiform bone and pisohamate ligament; insertion, medial side of base of proximal phalanx of the little finger; action, abducts and flexes little finger; nerve supply, deep branch of ulnar.