abductor muscle of little finger

musculus abductor digiti minimi manus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • abductor digiti minimi — abductor dig·i·ti min·i·mi .dij ət (.)ē min ə (.)mē n 1) a muscle of the hand that abducts the little finger and flexes the phalanx nearest the hand 2) a muscle of the foot that abducts the little toe …   Medical dictionary

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  • Abductor minimi digiti muscle (hand) — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus abductor digiti minimi manus GraySubject = 126 GrayPage = 463 Caption = The muscles of the left hand. Palmar surface. (Abductor digiti quinti visible at center left.) Origin = pisiform Insertion =… …   Wikipedia

  • musculus abductor digiti minimi manus — [TA] abductor muscle of little finger: origin, pisiform bone, flexor carpi ulnaris tendon; insertion, medial surface of base of proximal phalanx of little finger; innervation, ulnar; action, abducts little finger …   Medical dictionary

  • Opponens digiti minimi muscle — The muscles of the thumb. (Opponens quinti digiti visible at center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle — Flexor digitorum superficialis Transverse section across distal ends of radius and ulna. (Flexor dig. subliminis labeled at center top.) Latin musculus flexor digitorum superficialis …   Wikipedia

  • musculus abductor digiti minimi manus — noun the abductor muscle of the little finger • Hypernyms: ↑abductor, ↑abductor muscle • Part Holonyms: ↑little finger, ↑pinkie, ↑pinky …   Useful english dictionary

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