extensor digitorum brevis (muscle)

(redirected from short extensor (muscle) of toes)

ex·ten·sor di·gi·to·rum bre·vis (mus·cle)

[TA]
intrinsic muscle of dorsum of foot; origin, dorsal surface of calcaneus; insertion, by four tendons fusing with those of the extensor digitorum longus, and by a slip attached independently to the base of the proximal phalanx of the great toe; action, extends four lateral toes (II-V); nerve supply, deep fibular.