Muscles of forearm : Quick review

A) Superficial flexors: Common flexor origin: Medial epicondyle Nerve supply: Median nerve except Flexor carpi ulnaris which is also supplied by ulnar nerve Muscle Insertion Function Nerve Supply Pronator teres Mid-lateral radius Flex forearm Median  nerve Flexor carpi raialis 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones Flex… Read More

Branchial Apparatus Made Easy

Synonym: Pharyngeal apparatus Branchial (resembling fish gills) apparatus is like a sandwich – mesoderm and neural crest cells (branchial arch) between opposing outer ectoderm (cleft or groove) and inner endoderm (pouch). They develop around the pharyngeal foregut and are wedged between the developing heart and brain. Note… Read More