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Encyclopedia > Hypothenar eminence
Hypothenar eminence
The mucous sheaths of the tendons on the front of the wrist and digits.
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Gray's subject #126 546
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Action: control movement of the little finger
Antagonist:

Hypothenar refers to a group of three muscles of the palm that control the motion of the little finger. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... List of human nerves External links List of nerves This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. ... Little finger The little finger is the most ulnar and usually smallest finger of the human hand, opposite the thumb, next to the ring finger. ... An antagonist is a kind of muscle that act in opposition to the movement generated by the agonists and are responsible for returning a limb to its initial position. ... A human hand typically has four fingers and a thumb. ... Little finger The little finger is the most ulnar and usually smallest finger of the human hand, opposite the thumb, next to the ring finger. ...


The three muscles are:

For the muscle of the foot, see Abductor digiti quinti muscle (foot) The Abductor digiti quinti (Abductor minimi digiti) is situated on the ulnar border of the palm of the hand. ... For the muscle of the foot, see Flexor digiti quinti brevis muscle (foot) The Flexor digiti quinti brevis (Flexor brevis minimi digiti) lies on the same plane as the Abductor digiti quinti, on its radial side. ...

Disorders

"Hypothenar atrophy" is associate with the lesion of the ulnar nerve. Grays Fig. ...


"Hypothenar hammer syndrome" is a common vascular occlusion.


See also

The thenar eminence is the body of muscle on the palm of the human hand just beneath the thumb. ...

External links

Muscles of the Head -- Neck -- Trunk -- Upper limb -- Lower limb -- LIST OF ALL MUSCLES

VERTEBRAL COLUMN: trapezius | latissimus dorsi | rhomboid major | rhomboid minor | levator scapulae | (Gray's s121) GPnotebook is a British medical database for general practitioners (GPs. ... SUNY Downstate Medical Center is Brooklyns only academic medical center. ... The Family Practice Notebook is a medical database focused on family practice. ... A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is the contractile tissue of the body and is derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells. ... This is a list of muscles of the human anatomy. ... The vertebral column seen from the side Different regions (curvatures) of the vertebral column The vertebral column (backbone or spine) is a column of vertebrae situated in the dorsal aspect of the abdomen. ... In human anatomy, the trapezius is a large superficial muscle on a persons back. ... Latissimus dorsi is a large flat muscle located on the back. ... Location The rhomboid major takes its origin from the spinous processes of the T2 to T5 vertebrae. ... Location The rhomboid minor takes its origin from the nuchal ligaments and spinous processes of C7 to T1 vertebrae. ... Location The levator scapulae takes its origin from the posterior tubercles of the tranverse processes of the C1 to C4 vertebrae. ... 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. ...


ANTERIOR AND LATERAL THORACIC WALLS: pectoralis major | pectoralis minor | subclavius | serratus anterior | (Gray's s122) The thoracic cavity is the chamber of the human body (and other animal bodies) that is enclosed by the ribcage and the diaphragm. ... Grays Fig. ... Grays Fig. ... The Subclavius muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Serratus anterior Serratus anterior muscle is the surface of upper 9 ribs at side of chest - anterior aspect along entire length of medial border of scapula - (protraction) draws medial border of scapula away from vertebrae (upward rotation). ... 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. ...


SHOULDER AND ROTATOR CUFF: deltoid | subscapularis | supraspinatus | infraspinatus | teres minor | teres major | (Gray's s123) The human upper arm Grays Fig. ... The rotator cuff is an anatomical term given to the group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder. ... The deltoid muscle is the muscle forming the rounded contour of the human shoulder. ... The Subscapularis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... // Supraspinatus muscle The supraspinatus is a relatively small muscle of the upper limb that takes its name from its origin from the supraspinous fossa superior to the spine of the scapula. ... The Infraspinatus muscle is a lateral rotator of the glenohumeral joint. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Teres major is a muscle of the upper limb and one of six scapulohumeral muscles. ... 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. ...


ARM: coracobrachialis | biceps brachii | brachialis | triceps brachii | (Gray's s124) ARM may stand for: Most likely: ARM Ltd (originally Advanced RISC Machines) ARM architecture CPU design or one of its derivatives developed by ARM Ltd (originally called The Acorn RISC Machine) Adjustable rate mortgage Annotated Reference Manual (C++) Artificial rupture of membranes (see amniotic sac) the ISO 3166-1 3... The coracobrachialis is one of the three muscles that attach to the coracoid process of the scapula. ... In human anatomy, the biceps brachii is a muscle on the upper arm that acts to flex the elbow. ... Brachialis is a flexor muscle in the upper arm. ... The triceps brachii muscle is a large three-headed skeletal muscle found in humans. ... 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. ...


FOREARM: Volar super. | pronator teres | palmaris longus | flexor carpi radialis | flexor carpi ulnaris | flexor digitorum superficialis
Volar deep | flexor digitorum profundus | flexor pollicis longus | pronator quadratus
Dorsal super. | brachioradialis | extensor digitorum | extensor carpi radialis longus | extensor digiti minimi | extensor carpi radialis brevis | extensor carpi ulnaris | anconeus
Dorsal deep | supinator | extensor pollicis brevis | abductor pollicis longus | extensor pollicis longus | (Gray's s125) The forearm is the structure on the upper limb, between the elbow and the wrist. ... The Pronator teres muscle is a muscle of the human body, in the forearm. ... The Palmaris longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... In anatomy, flexor carpi radialis is a muscle of the human forearm that acts to flex and abduct the hand. ... In anatomy, flexor carpi ulnaris muscle is a muscle of the human forearm that acts to flex and adduct the hand. ... Flexor digitorum superficialis is an extrinsic flexor muscle of the fingers. ... The flexor digitorum profundis is a muscle in the forearm that flexes the fingers. ... 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. ... Brachioradialis is a muscle located in the forearm, that acts to flex the forearm. ... The Extensor digitorum muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Extensor carpi radialis longus is one of the five main muscles that control movement at the wrist. ... The extensor digiti minimi is a muscle of the forearm that extends the little finger at all joints. ... The extensor carpi radialis brevis is specific human muscle. ... Extensor carpi ulnaris is a muscle, located in the forearm of human bodies that acts to extend and adduct the wrist. ... The anconeus muscle is a small muscle on the posterior surface of the elbow. ... The Supinator muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Extensor pollicis brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Abductor pollicis longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Extensor pollicis longus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... 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. ...


HAND: Lateral volar/thenar | abductor pollicis brevis | opponens pollicis | flexor pollicis brevis | adductor pollicis
Medial volar/hypothenar | palmaris brevis | abductor digiti quinti | flexor digiti quinti brevis | opponens digiti minimi
Intermediate | lumbrical | dorsal interossei | palmar interossei | (Gray's s126) A human hand typically has four fingers and a thumb. ... The thenar eminence is the body of muscle on the palm of the human hand just beneath the thumb. ... The Abductor pollicis brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Opponens pollicis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Flexor pollicis brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Adductor pollicis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Palmaris brevis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... For the muscle of the foot, see Abductor digiti quinti muscle The Abductor digiti quinti (Abductor minimi digiti) is situated on the ulnar border of the palm of the hand. ... For the muscle of the foot, see Flexor digiti quinti brevis muscle The Flexor digiti quinti brevis (Flexor brevis minimi digiti) lies on the same plane as the Abductor digiti quinti, on its radial side. ... The Opponens digiti minimi muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The lumbrical muscles are intrinsic muscles in the fingers that allow flexion at the metacarpophalangeal joints, while maintaining extension at the interphalangeal joints. ... The Interossei dorsales (Dorsal interossei) are four in number, and occupy the intervals between the metacarpal bones. ... The Palmar interossei muscles is a muscle of the human body. ... 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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