extensor hallucis brevis (muscle)

(redirected from short extensor (muscle) of great toe)

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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