flexor hallucis brevis muscle


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flex·or hal·lu·cis bre·vis mus·cle

(fleks'ŏr hal'ŭ-sis brev'is mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, medial surface of cuboid and middle and lateral cuneiform bones; insertion, by two tendons, embracing that of the flexor longus hallucis, into the sides of the base of the proximal phalanx of the great toe; action, flexes great toe; nerve supply, medial and lateral plantar.
Synonym(s): short flexor muscle of great toe.
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The consumption of pickle juice (1 ml/kg BW) immediately after the induction of electrically induced cramp of the flexor hallucis brevis muscle of the foot reduced cramp duration compared to the consumption of deionized water.
Lateral structures include the deep transverse ligament, adductor hallucis muscle, and the lateral (fibular) sesamoid and flexor hallucis brevis muscle. The normal first MTP angle is less than 15[degrees], and the normal first second intermetatarsal angle (IMA) is less than 9[degrees] (Fig.

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