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Encyclopedia > Superficial branch of ulnar nerve
Nerve: Superficial branch of ulnar nerve
Superficial palmar nerves. (Superficial branch of ulnar labeled at center right.)
Latin ramus superficialis nervi ulnaris
Gray's subject #210 942
Innervates Palmaris brevis
From palmar branch of ulnar nerve
Dorlands/Elsevier r_02/12692170

The superficial branch of the ulnar nerve supplies the palmaris brevis and the skin on the ulnar side of the hand, and divides into a proper palmar digital nerve for the ulnar side of the little finger, and a common palmar digital nerve which gives a communicating twig to the median nerve and divides into two proper digital nerves for the adjoining sides of the little and ring fingers. Image File history File links Gray815. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... The Palmaris brevis is a thin, quadrilateral muscle, placed beneath the integument of the ulnar side of the hand. ... The palmar branch of the ulnar nerve arises about 5 cm above the wrist from where the ulnar nerve splits into palmar and dorsal branches. ... Elseviers logo. ... The Palmaris brevis is a thin, quadrilateral muscle, placed beneath the integument of the ulnar side of the hand. ... Human right hand The hands (med. ... Little finger The little finger, called the pinky in American English from the Dutch word pink, meaning little finger, is the most ulnar and usually smallest finger of the human hand, opposite the thumb, next to the ring finger. ... 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 ring finger on this hand is not wearing a ring. ...


The proper digital branches are distributed to the fingers in the same manner as those 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. ...


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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 As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated.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. 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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