Medicipate! Increase your knowledge dose 
Increase your knowledge dose
Write article
Please log in to edit this article.

Muscles of the upper arm

German: Oberarmmuskeln

1 Definition

The muscles of the upper arm are the skeletal muscles that form the muscular mass of the upper arm and have a close anatomic relationship with the humerus. They have an effect on the elbow joint (Articulatio cubiti) and/or the shoulder joint (Articulation humeri).

2 Division

Click and drag to move the 3D model around the page.

You can divide the muscles of the upper arm into 2 groups, according to their function:

2.1 Flexors of the upper arm (flexor muscles)

2.2 Extensors of the upper arm (extensor muscles)

This page was last edited on 14 October 2016, at 13:19.

To comment on this article, please login..

Click here for creating a new article in the DocCheck Flexikon.

Last authors:

1 rating(s) (5 ø)


You have any questions?
Copyright ©2021 DocCheck Medical Services GmbH | Switch to mobile version
Follow DocCheck: