fibularis tertius

fibularis tertius

a part of the extensor digitorum longus that assists in dorsiflexion and possibly eversion of the foot. It is innervated by the deep fibular nerve.
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Particularly within the tendons, the fibularis tertius and fibularis brevis are the most prevalent, with cases also noted at tibialis anterior, flexor digitorum longus, extensor digitorum longus, and tibialis posterior.
Because of their small size and variable location, the popliteus, plantaris, and fibularis tertius (absent in some people) nerves were not always identified.