Medical Definition of Short flexor muscle of thumb

1. Origin, superficial portion from flexor retinaculum of wrist, deep portion from ulnar side of first metacarpal bone; insertion, base of proximal phalanx of thumb; action, flexes proximal phalanx of thumb; nerve supply, median (superficial head) and deep branch of ulnar (deep head). Some authors consider the deep head to be the first in a series of four palmar interossei muscles of the hand. Synonym: musculus flexor pollicis brevis, short flexor muscle of thumb. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Short Flexor Muscle Of Thumb

short covering
short crus of incus
short cut
short cuts
short division
short exact sequence
short exact sequences
short extensor muscle of great toe
short extensor muscle of thumb
short extensor muscle of toes
short fibular muscle
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short flexor muscle of great toe
short flexor muscle of little finger
short flexor muscle of little toe
short flexor muscle of thumb (current term)
short flexor muscle of toes
short form
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short fuse
short fuses
short gastric arteries
short gastric artery
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short gross
short gyri of insula
short handed
short head
short head of biceps brachii muscle

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