The hand's intrinsic muscles are located within the hand itself. They are in charge of the hand's fine motor functions.

But how do you remember the muscles  ?

Use this mnemonic to remember the muscles first from thenar, lateral to medial

A = Abductor pollicis longus

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O = Opponens pollicis

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F = Flexor pollicis brevis

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A = Adductor pollicis

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Now from hypothenar, lateral to medial

O = Opponens digiti minimi

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F = Flexor digiti minimi

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A = Abductor digiti minimi

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