flexor digitorum profundus

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A muscle with its origin on the proximal part of the ulna and its insertion on the base of the distal phalanx of digits 2–5. Its primary actions are flexion at the distal and proximal interphalangeal joints and the metacarpophalangeal joints, digits 2–5, and the hand.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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