Common synovial sheath for the flexor tendons
|Common synovial sheath for the flexor tendons|
|The mucous sheaths of the tendons on the front of the wrist and digits. (Common sheath of Flexores digitorum subliminis and profundus labeled at center right.)|
|Latin||vagina communis musculorum flexorum|
|Gray's||subject #126 457|
The sheath which surrounds the Flexores digitorum extends downward about half-way along the metacarpal bones, where it ends in blind diverticula around the tendons to the index, middle, and ring fingers. It is prolonged on the tendons to the little finger and usually communicates with the mucous sheath of these tendons.
- "The wrist joint". Retrieved 2008-01-17.
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