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Medical Term:

flexor digiti minimi brevis (muscle) of hand


Definition: hypothenar muscle of palm; origin, hook of hamate bone; insertion, medial side of proximal phalanx of little finger; action, flexes little finger at the metacarpophalangeal joint; nerve supply, deep branch of ulnar.

Synonym(s): musculus flexor digiti minimi brevis manusTA, short flexor (muscle) of little finger

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