- flexor muscle of great toe short
- musculus flexor hallucis brevis.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
flexor muscle — ▪ anatomy any of the muscles that decrease the angle between bones on two sides of a joint, as in bending the elbow or knee. Several of the muscles of the hands and feet are named for this function. The flexor carpi radialis and flexor… … Universalium
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musculus flexor hallucis brevis — [TA] short flexor muscle of great toe: origin, undersurface of cuboid, lateral cuneiform; insertion (2 heads): LATERAL HEADâ€”lateral side of base of proximal phalanx of toe; MEDIAL HEADâ€”medial side of base of proximal phalanx of toe;… … Medical dictionary
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