Summary of Intrinsic muscles of the hand (thenar region)
Opponens pollicis muscle
The opponens pollicis is a small, triangular muscle in the hand, which functions to oppose the thumb. It is one of the three thenar muscles, lying deep to the abductor pollicis brevis and lateral to the flexor pollicis brevis.
Flexor pollicis brevis muscle
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.
Adductor pollicis muscle
In human anatomy, the adductor pollicis muscle is a muscle in the hand that functions to adduct the thumb. It has two heads: transverse and oblique.
Flashcards on Intrinsic muscles of the hand (thenar region)
Intrinsic muscles of the hand (thenar region)