flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle of foot

(redirected from short flexor muscle of little toe)

flex·or di·gi·ti mi·ni·mi bre·vis mus·cle of foot

(fleks'ŏr dij'i-tī min'i-mī brē'vis mŭs'ĕl fut)
Origin, base of metatarsal bone of the little toe and sheath of musculus peroneus longus; insertion, lateral surface of base of proximal phalanx of little toe; action, flexes the proximal phalanx of the little toe; nerve supply, lateral plantar.
Synonym(s): musculus flexor digiti minimi brevis pedis [TA] , short flexor muscle of little toe.
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