Any of three muscles, the first with its origin from the second metacarpal, and the second and the third with origin from the fourth and fifth metacarpals; the first with insertion into the index finger, and the second and the third with insertion into the ring and little fingers; with nerve supply from the ulnar nerve, and whose action adducts the fingers toward the axis of the middle finger. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palmar_interossei_muscles ]

Synonyms: palmar interosseous of hand musculi interossei palmares palmar hand interosseus muscle

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palmar interosseous muscle of hand
musculi interossei palmares

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UBERON:0006505

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