common flexor sheath (of hand)

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com·mon flex·or sheath (of hand)

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the synovial palmar carpal tendinous sheath that surrounds the eight tendons of the superficial and deep flexors of the digits of the hand as they pass through the carpal canal; it is commonly continuous with the synovial digital sheath of the little finger.
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Tendons of FDS and FDP are enclosed in a common synovial sheath, the ulnar bursa which is extended from wrist proximally to hand distally; and continues to synovial bursa of fifth finger.