Muscles of Hand

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  1. Abductor Pollicis Brevis:action
    Abducts thumb
  2. Opponens Pollicis:action
    Opposes thumb to fingers
  3. Flexor Pollicis Brevis:action
    • Flexes
    • Abducts thumb
  4. Adductor Pollicis:action
    Adducts thumb(towads palm at right angles)
  5. Abductor Digiti Minimi:action
    Abducts little finger
  6. Flexor Digiti Minimi:action
    Flexes little finger
  7. Opponens Digiti Minimis:action
    Opposes little finger to thumb
  8. Lumbricals:action
    • Flexes metacarpal phalangeal joints (2-5)
    • Extends middle and distal phalanges
  9. Dorsal Interossel:action
    Abduction of digits (2-5)
  10. Palmar Interossel:action
    Adduction of digits (2-5)
Card Set
Muscles of Hand
Intrinsic Muscles of the hand
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