extensor hallucis brevis (muscle)

ex·ten·sor hal·lu·cis bre·vis (mus·cle)

intrinsic muscle of dorsum of foot considered by some anatomists as the medial belly of the extensor digitorum brevis muscle; origin, dorsal calcaneus; insertion, via a stout tendon into the dorsal aspect of the base of the proximal phalanx of the great toe; action, extends great toe; nerve supply, deep fibular.
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