Definition: muscles that arise from and run between the long (metacarpal and metatarsal) bones of the hand and foot, extending to and producing movement of the digits.
Synonym(s): musculi interosseiTA
See Also: dorsal interossei (interosseous muscles) of foot, dorsal interossei (interosseous muscles) of hand, palmar interossei (interosseous muscles), plantar interossei (interosseous muscles)
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