opponens digiti minimi (muscle)

(redirected from musculus opponens minimi digiti)

op·po·nens di·gi·ti mi·ni·mi (mus·cle)

hypothenar muscle of palm; origin, hamulus of the hamate bone and transverse carpal ligament; insertion, shaft of fifth metacarpal; action, "cups" palm, drawing ulnar side of hand toward center of palm; nerve supply, ulnar.
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