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Why can we extend the middle finger when there is only one muscle for all fingers?

Muscles aren't singular entities, they're made up of multiple muscle fibers. In the case of the extensor digitorum, the muscle fibers are attached to one of various tendons that manipulate the fingers,...
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Where do I get deeper information about the origin of anatomical names?

BOTTOM LINE I could not identify information that would explain the reasons for the apparent discrepancies between the uses of various anatomic terms in anatomy that you have encountered in your ...
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