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superficial part of anterior (flexor) compartment of forearm


Definition: portion of anterior (flexor) compartment of forearm including the superficial (and intermediate) layers of pronator and flexor muscles: pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, flexor carpi ulnaris, and flexor digitorum superficialis.

Synonym(s): pars superficialis compartimenti antebrachii anteriorisTA

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