Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis Muscle of Hand

The flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle of the hand is a short muscle arising from the hamate bone of the wrist and inserting on the phalanx of the little finger, serving to flex that finger. A flexor muscle is one that decreases the angle between two bones, as in bending the arm at the elbow; raising the leg toward the stomach as in kicking a football; or bringing the lower leg up toward the thigh.

 

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