fibularis brevis


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fibularis brevis

a muscle that assists in eversion of the foot. It is innervated by the superficial fibular nerve.

fibularis brevis

A muscle of the knee that arises from the distal two-thirds of the lateral fibula and the anterior and posterior crural intermuscular septa.

Action
Everts and plantarflexes foot.
 
Nerve
Superficial peroneal nerve.
 
Insertion
Lateral base of the 5th metatarsal.
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The fascicles to fibularis longus and fibularis brevis could not be distinguished separately after their anastomosis into the SF nerve because of interfascicular plexusing.