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opponens digiti minimi pedis (muscle)


Definition: bundle of deep muscle fibers occasionally separated from the flexor digiti minimi brevis to attach to the lateral distal half of the fifth metatarsal. [Usage note: this unfortunate term refers to a nonexistent function.]

Synonym(s): musculus opponens digiti minimi pedisTA

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