Palmaris brevis muscle

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The palmaris brevis muscle is a muscle in the palm of the hand that steadies the hand and assists with gripping.


Abductor digiti minimi muscle (Hand) Flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle (Hand) Lumbrical muscles (Hand) Lumbrical muscles (Hand) Lumbrical muscles (Hand) Lumbrical muscles (Hand) Palmaris brevis muscle Flexor pollicis brevis muscle Abductor pollicis brevis muscle Opponens pollicis muscle Adductor pollicis muscle'The muscles of the hand.'

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Anatomy diagram of a left hand, with the palm facing forward.

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Origin

The palmaris brevis originates from the flexor retinaculum in the wrist and the palmar aponeurosis.

Insertion

The palmaris brevis inserts into the skin of the palm.

Innervation

The palmaris brevis is innervated by the superficial branch of the ulnar nerve (C8 and T1).

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