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palmaris brevis (muscle)


Definition: cutaneous muscle of hand; origin, ulnar side of central portion of the palmar aponeurosis; insertion, skin of ulnar side of hand; action, wrinkles skin on medial side of palm; nerve supply, ulnar.

Synonym(s): musculus palmaris brevisTA, short palmar muscle

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