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Laboratory 7. Flexor Region of the Forearm

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Initially in this laboratory exercise, the boundaries and contents of the cubital fossa, a triangular shaped depression that lies anterior to the elbow joint, will be considered.

The boundaries of the cubital fossa are:
  • base - an imaginary line between the medial and lateral epicondyles of the humerus
  • medial border - pronator teres muscle
  • lateral border - brachioradialis muscle
  • floor - brachialis muscle and tendon of biceps brachii muscle