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Muscles innervated by the median nerve

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Wednesday, August 9 2006 by

Last modified on Wednesday, December 31 1969.

Which of the following muscles is innervated by the median nerve?

 
        A) Supinator
 
        B) Brachioradialis
 
        C) Lumbricals IV
 
        D) Latissimus dorsi
 
        E) Flexor digitorum profundus I
 

 


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A) supinator

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Supinator is innervated by the radial nerve  (See References)

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B) brachioradialis

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Brachioradialis is innervated by the radial nerve  (See References)

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C) lumbricals IV

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Lumbricals IV is innervated by the ulnar nerve  (See References)

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D) latissimus dorsi

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Latissimus dorsi is innervated by the thoracodorsal nerve, which arises from the brachial plexus  (See References)

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E) flexor digitorum profundus I

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Flexor digitorum profundus I is innervated by the median nerve  (See References)

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References:

1. Guarantors of Brain. (2000). Aids to the Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System, fourth edition. W.B. Saunders, Edinburgh.
2. Moore, K.L. (1992). Clinical Oriented Anatomy, 3rd Edition. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore.
3. Preston, D.C., and Shapiro, B.E. (2005). Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia.
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