tibialis posterior muscle

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tib·i·al·is pos·ter·i·or mu·scle

(tib-ē-ā'lis pos-tēr'ē-ŏr mŭs'ĕl)
Most anterior (deepest) muscle of deep posterior (plantar flexor) compartment of leg; origin, soleal line and posterior surface of tibia, the head and shaft of the fibula between the medial crest and interosseous border, and the posterior surface of interosseous membrane; insertion, navicular, three cuneiform, cuboid, and second, third, and fourth metatarsal bones; action, plantar flexion and inversion of foot; nerve supply, tibial.
Synonym(s): musculus tibialis posterior [TA] .
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tibialis posterior muscle

Leg muscle. Origin: anterior tibia and fibula. Insertion: navicular, cuneiform, and cuboid bones; metatarsals 2-4. Nerve: tibial (L4-L5). Action: inverts and plantarflexes foot.
See also: muscle
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