Flexor carpi ulnaris

Dr Robin Yang and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Flexor carpi ulnaris (FCU) is a muscle of the first layer of the anterior compartment of the forearm. It is one of the extrinsic muscles of the hand.


Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

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rID: 23257
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • FCU
  • Flexor carpi ulnaris muscle

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