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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

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