Articularis cubiti muscle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Articularis cubiti muscle
Triceps brachii.png
Triceps brachii
Origin deep distal surface of medial head of triceps
Insertion posterior capsule of elbow joint
Artery deep artery of arm
Nerve radial nerve
Actions lifts capsule away from joint
Latin musculus articularis cubiti.
TA A04.6.02.024
FMA 37701
Anatomical terms of muscle

The Articularis cubiti muscle is a muscle of the elbow.

It is considered by some sources to be a part of the triceps brachii muscle.

It is also known as the "subanconeus muscle", for its relationship to the anconeus muscle.[1]

It is classified as a muscle of the posterior brachium.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 445 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ Tubbs RS, Oakes WJ, Salter EG (February 2006). "The subanconeus muscle". Folia Morphol. (Warsz). 65 (1): 22–5. PMID 16783731.