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abductor digiti minimi

Michael Kent

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198568506
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727788
abductor digiti minimi

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A muscle originating on the pisiform bone in the wrist and inserting onto the ulnar base of the proximal phalanx of the fifth digit. Its primary actions are abduction and flexion of the fifth metacarpophalangeal joint....

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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