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Fibrous sheaths of digits of ...

Other Terms: Fibrous sheaths of digits of hand, Vaginae fibrosae digitorum manus, Gaines fibreuses des doigts de la main

Description

The fibrous digital sheaths are the retinacular sheaths on the palmar surface of the fingers that hold the long digital flexor tendons in place during movements of the fingers. Synovial tendon sheaths protect against friction and reduce the wear and tear of the tendons as they pass through these fibrous tunnels.

Latin

Vaginae fibrosae digitorum manus

French

Gaines fibreuses des doigts de la main

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