Common flexor tendon

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Front of the left forearm. Superficial muscles. (Common flexor tendon not labeled, but region is visible at upper left.)

The common flexor tendon is a tendon shared by a number of superficial flexor muscles in the forearm. It attaches to the medial epicondyle of the humerus.

It serves as the origin (in part) for a number of muscles (the superficial muscles of the anterior compartment of the forearm)

See also