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Table 2 Comparisons of muscle group architecture

From: Muscle architecture of the forelimb of the Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) (Aves: Phasianidae) and its implications for functional capacity in flight

Functional group Mean FL (cm) Total PCSA (cm 2 )
Brachium Depressors 1.815 12.010
Elevators 1.662 5.694
Antebrachium Extensors 1.088 2.501
Flexors 0.999 2.823
Antebrachium Depressors 0.688 1.336
Elevators 0.402 0.386
Manus Flexors 0.692 1.665
Extensors 0.980 0.937
Manus Depressors 0.465 0.466
Elevators 0.629 0.321
Intrinsics Alular digit 0.317 0.164
Major digit 0.271 0.372
Minor digit 0.164 0.064