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Flexor Digitorum Profundus
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
In human anatomy, the flexor digitorum profundus (FDP, Latin for “deep bender of the fingers”) is a muscle in the forearm that flexes the fingers (also known as digits).
Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
Flexor digitorum superficialis (flexor digitorum sublimis) is an extrinsic flexor muscle of the fingers at the proximal interphalangeal joints.
Flexor Hallucis Brevis
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Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The Flexor hallucis brevis arises, by a pointed tendinous process, from the medial part of the under surface of the cuboid bone, from the contiguous portion of the third cuneiform, and from the prolongation of the tendon of the Tibialis posterior which is attached to that bone.
Flexor Hallucis Longus
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Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The Flexor hallucis longus muscle (FHL) is a muscle of the leg. It is one of the deep muscles of the posterior compartment of the leg.
Flexor Pollicis Brevis
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Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The flexor pollicis brevis is a muscle in the hand that flexes the thumb. It is one of three thenar muscles. It has both a superficial part and a deep part.
Flexor Pollicis Longus
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The flexor pollicis longus (FPL, Latin flexor, bender; pollicis, thumb; longus, long) is a muscle in the forearm and hand that flexes the thumb. It lies in the same plane as the flexor digitorum profundus.
Frontalis
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Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The Frontalis muscle, also known as the occipitofrontalis or epicranius, is thin, of a quadrilateral form, and intimately adherent to the superficial fascia. It is broader than the Occipitalis and its fibers are longer and paler in color. It is located on the front of the head.
Gastrocnemius
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
In humans, the gastrocnemius muscle ( /ˌɡæstrɒkˈniːmiəs/ or /ˌɡæstrəˈniːmiəs/; Latin, from Greek γαστήρ “stomach” and knēmē “leg”; meaning “stomach of leg”, referring to the bulging shape of the calf) is a very powerful superficial pennate muscle that is in the back part of the lower leg.
Gluteus Maximus
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The gluteus maximus (also known as glutæus maximus or, collectively with the gluteus medius and minimus, the glutes) is the largest and most superficial of the three gluteal muscles.
Gluteus Medius
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The gluteus medius (or glutæus medius), one of the three gluteal muscles, is a broad, thick, radiating muscle, situated on the outer surface of the pelvis.
Gluteus Minimus
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The gluteus minimus (or glutæus minimus), the smallest of the three gluteal muscles, is situated immediately beneath the gluteus medius.
Gracilis
Posted On May 18 2021. Updated On May 18 2021.
The gracilis (Latin for “slender”) is the most superficial muscle on the medial side of the thigh. It is thin and flattened, broad above, narrow and tapering below.