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longus

 [long´gus] (L.)
long.

longus

/lon·gus/ (long´gus) [L.] long.

longus

(lŏng′gŭs) [L.]
An anatomical term indicating a long structure.

longus

[L.] long.
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31,32) The tibialis posterior, flexor hallucis longus, and flexor digitorum longus comprise the deep posterior compartment of the lower leg and contribute to plantar flexion torque.
PL4T and SU4T5 are identical with the EF4T except in respect of the motor tendon used: palmaris longus and the middle finger FDS are used as donor tendons, respectively.
Despite being a single-joint muscle, the adductor longus is the most commonly injured adductor muscle.
Peroneus longus muscle tendon unit as required for the deficit is harvested with little extra length.
Flexor hallucis longus tendinopathy in dancers is surgically approached medially.
The aim of this work is to highlight the unusual morphology of the distal part of the extensor polices longus muscle, and to test the role that the muscle might play in the range of the thumb movement.
97) Later that year, Courier would permanently leave the French Army after the Battle of Wagram near Vienna (5-6 July 1809) and return to Florence to work on the Longus manuscript (the importance of which he had kept a secret from everyone, including his friend Akerblad).
The longus colli muscle is one of the anterior cervical muscles, along with the longus capitis, rectus capitis anterior, and rectus capitis lateralis.
Needle electromyography Muscle Fibs/PSWs MUAP Recruitment Left tibialis anterior ++/ ++ Normal Reduced Left peroneus longus ++/ ++ Normal Reduced Left biceps femoris (short head) None Normal Complete Left gastrocnemius (medial head) None Normal Complete Left tensor fascia lata None Normal Complete Right tibialis anterior None Normal Complete Right peroneus longus None Normal Complete Right biceps femoris (short head) None Normal Complete Right gastrocnemius (medial head) None Normal Complete Fibs: Fibrillation potentials; PSWs: Positive sharp waves; MUAP: Motor unit action potential.
This finding was also supported when evaluating individual muscles as instrument B resulted in significantly more muscle load at the median and peak percentiles for both the extensor digitorum longus and the fiexor pollicis longus muscles when compared to the other instruments.
Physical examination revealed a right drop foot with severe muscle weakness: tibialis anterior was 0/5, extensor hallucis longus was 0/5, and foot eversion was 2/5.
The os peroneum is a round or oval-shaped juxta-articular sesamoid bone that lies within the confines of the peroneus longus tendon.