tibialis anterior (muscle)

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tib·i·a·lis an·te·ri·or (mus·cle)

medial muscle of anterior (dorsiflexor) compartment of leg; origin, upper two thirds of lateral surface of tibia, interosseous membrane, and overlying crural fascia; insertion, medial cuneiform and base of first metatarsal; action, dorsiflexion and inversion of foot; provides dynamic support of longitudinal and transverse arches of foot; nerve supply, deep peroneal.
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During motor examination, the left lower extremity muscle strength was globally 5/5, while the right lower extremity muscle strength was as follows: musculus tibialis anterior 1/5, musculus extensor hallucis longus 1/5, and other muscle groups 5/5.
PC-based four-channel electroneuromyograph (NEURO-MVP4, Neurosoft, Russian Federation) with global lead of potential oscillations from the motor point of a muscle was used to assess electrobiological activity (EBA) of the crural muscles, such as, musculus gastrocnemius (calf muscle) and musculus tibialis anterior (anterior tibial muscle).
The area of the scans of the tibia in the upper, middle, and lower thirds, and the area of the musculus tibialis anterior in the middle third of the lower leg were measured by means of a cursor and a special CT program.
Heart, liver, lungs, musculus tibialis anterior, and small intestine were removed from male Sprague-Dawley rats (190-240 g) between 0830 and 1100 under anesthetic [Narketan[R] (0.1 mL/100 g of body weight) and Xylazin[R] (0.08 mL/100 g of body weight)].

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