Common flexor tendon

Common flexor tendon

Frontal view of the muscles of the human forearm (Suarez, C.A. and Vilensky, J., All-in-One Anatomy Exam Review. Vol. 1 Back and Upper Limb).
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Anatomical terms of muscle

The common flexor tendon is a tendon that attaches to the medial epicondyle of the humerus (lower part of the bone of the upper arm that is near the elbow joint).

It serves as the upper attachment point for the superficial muscles of the front of the forearm:

See also


  1. Standring, Susan (2008). Gray's Anatomy : The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice (fortieth ed.). London: Churchill Livingstone. ISBN 978-0-443-06684-9.
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