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fibularis longus (muscle)


Definition: origin, upper two thirds of outer surface of fibula and lateral condyle of tibia; insertion, by tendon passing behind lateral malleolus and across sole of foot to medial cuneiform and base of first metatarsal; action, plantar flexes and everts foot; nerve supply, superficial peroneal.

Synonym(s): musculus fibularis longusTA, musculus peroneus longus, peroneus longus (muscle), long fibular muscle, long peroneal muscle

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