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abductor digiti minimi (muscle) of foot


Definition: muscle of first layer of plantar muscles; origin, lateral and medial processes of calcaneal tuberosity; insertion, lateral side of proximal phalanx of fifth toe; action, abducts and flexes little toe; nerve supply, lateral plantar nerve.

Synonym(s): musculus abductor digiti minimi pedisTA, abductor muscle of little toe, musculus abductor digiti quinti2

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