flexor hallucis longus muscle


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flex·or hal·lu·cis lon·gus mus·cle

(fleks'ŏr hal'ŭ-sis long'gŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, lower two thirds of posterior surface of fibula; insertion, base of distal phalanx of great toe; action, flexes great toe; nerve supply, medial plantar.
Synonym(s): long flexor muscle of great toe.

flexor hallucis longus muscle

Foot muscle. Origin: distal two-thirds of posterior tibia. Insertion: plantar side of distal phalanx of big toe. Nerve: tibial (S2-S3). Action: flexes big toe, plantarflexes foot.
See also: muscle
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