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Medical Term:

abductor digiti minimi (muscle) of hand


superficial hypothenar muscle of palm; origin, pisiform bone and pisohamate ligament; insertion, medial side of base of proximal phalanx of the little finger; action, abducts and flexes little finger; nerve supply, deep branch of ulnar.

Synonym(s): musculus abductor digiti minimi manusTA, abductor muscle of little finger, musculus abductor digiti quinti1

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