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Medical Term:

fibrous sheaths of toes


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

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