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Abductor pollicis brevis muscle

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The abductor pollicis brevis is a muscle in the hand that functions as an abductor of the thumb.

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Nerve Supply

The median nerve

Blood supply

The blood supply comes from the superficial palmar arch, which is a branch of the radial artery.

Function

It aids in the abduction of the thumb.


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