Skip to Content

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

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.