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Encyclopedia > Anterior interosseous nerve
Nerve: Anterior interosseous nerve
Deep palmar nerves. (Volar interosseous labeled at center top.)
Nerves of the left upper extremity. (Volar interosseus labeled at center right.)
Latin nervus interosseus antebrachii anterior
Gray's subject #210 938
From Median nerve
Dorlands/Elsevier n_05/12565977

The anterior interosseous nerve (volar interosseous nerve) is a branch of the median nerve that supplies the deep muscles on the front of the forearm, except the ulnar half of the flexor digitorum profundus. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (524x1000, 162 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Ulnar nerve Long thoracic nerve Wikipedia:Grays Anatomy images with missing articles 17 Musculocutaneous nerve List of images in Grays Anatomy: IX. Neurology ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Diagram from Grays anatomy, depicting the peripheral nerves of the upper extremity, amongst others the median nerve The median nerve is a nerve that runs down the arm and forearm. ... Elseviers logo. ... Diagram from Grays anatomy, depicting the peripheral nerves of the upper extremity, amongst others the median nerve The median nerve is a nerve that runs down the arm and forearm. ... // The Human Forearm The forearm is the structure on the upper limb, between the elbow and the wrist. ... The flexor digitorum profundis is a muscle in the forearm that flexes the fingers. ...


It accompanies the anterior interosseous artery along the front of the interosseous membrane of the forearm, in the interval between the flexor pollicis longus and flexor digitorum profundus, supplying the whole of the former and the radial half of the latter, and ending below in the pronator quadratus and wrist joint. The Flexor pollicis longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The flexor digitorum profundis is a muscle in the forearm that flexes the fingers. ... Pronator quadratus is a square shaped muscle on the distal forearm that acts to pronate (turn so the palm faces downwards) the hand. ... In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. ...


Many texts, for simplicity's sake, consider this nerve part of the median nerve. Diagram from Grays anatomy, depicting the peripheral nerves of the upper extremity, amongst others the median nerve The median nerve is a nerve that runs down the arm and forearm. ...


Innervation

The anterior interosseous nerve innervates 2.5 muscles:

The Flexor pollicis longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Pronator quadratus is a square shaped muscle on the distal forearm that acts to pronate (turn so the palm faces downwards) the hand. ... The flexor digitorum profundis is a muscle in the forearm that flexes the fingers. ...

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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The school, which officially became Duke University in 1924, traces its institutional roots to 1838. ... GPnotebook is a British medical database for general practitioners (GPs. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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