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fibularis brevis (muscle)


Definition: origin, lower two thirds of lateral surface of fibula; insertion, base of fifth metatarsal bone; action, everts foot; nerve supply, superficial peroneal.

Synonym(s): musculus fibularis brevisTA, musculus peroneus brevis, peroneus brevis (muscle), short fibular muscle, short peroneal muscle

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