Tag: thenar muscle

Thenar muscle, extrinsic muscles of the hand

Thenar muscle The thenar muscles of the hand is  the group of four muscles on the palm that originate at different carpal bones and distally attached to the base of the thumb and control movements and produce a forceful grip. The thenar muscles are as follow: Abductor Pollicis Brevis Adductor Pollicis Flexor Pollicis Brevis Opponens