Skip to Content

fibrous sheaths of toes

 

Definition: the tubular fibrous layer enclosing the synovial sheath and the tendons of the long and short flexors of the toes and the flexor hallucis longus in the digits; they are composed of anular and cruciform parts.

Synonym(s): vaginae fibrosae digitorum pedisTA, fibrous digital sheaths of foot

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide