common flexor sheath (of hand)

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com·mon flex·or sheath (of hand)

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.