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Brachialis Muscle


- Anatomy:
    - origin: lower 1/2 of the anterior surface of the humerus;
    - insertion: tuberosity and coronoid process of the ulna;
    - action: flexes the forearm at the elbow;
    - nerve supply: branches of musculocutaneous, C5, C6;
    - synergist: brachioradialis, biceps brachi



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, December 12, 2011 3:41 pm