Muscles of the lower arm and hand

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Anatomists refer to the lower arm as the forearm or antebrachium. The musculature of the forearm is complicated. Figure 9-5 shows the muscles of the forearm.

Figure 9-5. Muscles of the forearm.

 

Figure 9-6 shows the muscles of the hands.

Figure 9-6. The muscles of the hands.

 

Lab 9 Exercises 9-3

  1. Using the full-scale arm model, locate and identify the muscles of the forearm selected by your instructor.

 

  1. Write down the muscles of the forearm selected by your instructor and, for each, give the location of that muscle and what effect contracting that muscle has.
Muscle Location & description Action(s)