Brachioradialis muscle

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The brachioradialis muscle is a muscle in the arm that connects the humerus to the end of the radius. It flexes the arm at the elbow and turns the forearm to a midprone position.


Triceps brachii muscle Biceps brachii muscle Brachioradialis muscle Pronator teres muscle Flexor carpi radialis muscle Palmaris longus muscle Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle'The muscles of the forearm.'


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This is a left arm, with the palm of the hand facing forward.

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Origin

The brachioradialis originates from the humerus, at the upper two thirds of the lateral supracondylar ridge.

Insertion

The brachioradialis inserts at the end of the radius, on the base of the radial styloid process.

Innervation

The brachioradialis is innervated by the radial nerve (C5 and C6).

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