Flexor

  • (noun): A skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a joint.
    Synonyms: flexor muscle

Some articles on flexors, flexor:

Mobile Wad - Function
... These three muscles act as flexors at the elbow joint ... The extensor carpi radialis brevis and longus are both weak flexors at the elbow joint ... in dorsiflexion with the extensor carpi ulnaris and in radial abduction with the flexor carpi radialis ...
Malleolar Canal
... The Malleolar canal is formed by the flexor retinaculum together with the calcaneus ... The flexor retinaculum sends fibrous septa to the bone to form four separate osseofibrous tunnels for the following structures which are from anterior to posterior the tendon and the ...
Medial Plantar Nerve - Branches - Muscular Branches
... muscular branches supply the Abductor hallucis, the Flexor digitorum brevis, the Flexor hallucis brevis, and the first Lumbrical those for the Abductor hallucis and Flexor digitorum brevis arise from the trunk of ...
Common Flexor Sheath Of Hand
... The common synovial sheath for the flexor tendons or the ulnar bursa is a synovial sheath in the carpal tunnel ... It contains tendons of the flexor digitorum superficialis and the flexor digitorum profundus, but not the flexor pollicis longus ...
Anterior Interosseous Syndrome - Clinical Signs
... nerve there may be weakness of the long flexor muscle of the thumb (Flexor pollicis longus), the deep flexor muscles of the index and middle fingers (Flexor digitorum profundus I II), and the pronator ... This 'Pinch-Test' exposes the weakness of the Flexor pollicis longus muscle and the flexor digitorum profundus I leading to weakness of the flexion of the distal phalanges of the thumb and ...