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Medical Term:

abductor hallucis (muscle)


Definition: muscle of third layer of plantar muscles; origin, medial process of calcaneal tuberosity, flexor retinaculum, and plantar aponeurosis; insertion, medial side of proximal phalanx of great toe; action, abducts great toe; nerve supply, medial plantar.

Synonym(s): musculus abductor hallucisTA, abductor muscle of great toe

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