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Glossary of Anatomy - Quiz II

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Biceps Brachii (long head)
Origin: glenoid cavity of scapula

Insertion: tuberosity of radius

Action: Flexion @ elbow
Biceps Brachii (short head)
Origin: coracoid process of scapula

Insertion: tuberosity of radius

Action: Flexion @ elbow
Brachialis
Origin: Anterior Body of Humerus

Insertion: Tuberosity of ulna

Action: Flexion @ elbow
Brachioradialis
Origin: Lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus

Insertion: styloid process of radius

Action: Flexion @ elbow
Triceps Brachii (long head)
Origin: scapula (below glenoid fossa)

Insertion: Olecranon process of ulna

Action: Extension @ elbow
Triceps Brachii (lateral head)
Origin: lateral surface of humerus

Insertion: Olecranon process of ulna

Action: Extension @ elbow
Triceps Brachii (medial head)
Origin: medial surface of humerus

Insertion: Olecranon process of ulna

Action: Extension @ elbow
Anconeus
Origin: Lateral epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: olecranon process of ulna

Action: extension @ elbow
Pronator Teres
Origin: medial epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: lateral surface of radius

Action: pronation
Pronator Quadratus
Origin: distal portion of ulna

Insertion: distal portion of radius

Action: pronation
Supinator
Origin: lateral epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: lateral surface of radius

Action: supination
Flexor carpi ulnaris
Origin: medial epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: base of 5th metacarpal bone

Action: flexion @ wrist
Palmaris Longus
Origin: medial epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: palmar aponeurosis

Action: flexion @ wrist
Flexor carpi radialis
Origin: medial epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: metacarpal bones

Action: flexion @ wrist
Flexor digitorum superficialis
Origin: medial epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: distal phalanges (2-5)

Action: Flexion @ interphalangeal joints
Flexor digitorum profundus
Origin: medial surface of ulna

Insertion: distal phalanges (2-5)

Action: Flexsion @ interphalangeal joints
Extensor carpi ulnaris
Origin: lateral epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: base of 5th metacarpal bone

Action: extension @ wrist
Extensor digiti minimi
Origin: lateral epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: phalanx (5) of pinky finger

Action: extension of pinky
Extensor digitorum
Origin: lateral epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: phalanges 2-5

Action: extension @ wrist
Extensor carpi radialis (longus)
Origin: lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus

Insertion: base of second metacarpal

Action: extension @ wrist
Extensor carpi radialis (brevis)
Origin: lateral epicondyle of humerus

Insertion: base of third metacarpal

Action: extension @ wrist

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