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Opposer muscle of little finger

opposer muscle of little finger --> opponens digiti minimi

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, hamulus of the hamate bone and transverse carpal ligament; insertion, shaft of fifth metacarpal; action, cups palm, drawing ulnar side of hand toward centre of palm; nerve supply, ulnar.

Synonym: musculus opponens digiti minimi, musculus opponens digiti quinti, musculus opponens minimi digiti, opposer muscle of little finger.


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