opponens digiti minimi (muscle)
op·po·nens di·gi·ti mi·ni·mi (mus·cle)[TA]
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.
Synonym(s): musculus opponens digiti minimi [TA], musculus opponens digiti quinti, musculus opponens minimi digiti, opposer (muscle) of little finger
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