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plantar interossei (interosseous muscles)

 

Definition: three intrinsic muscles of foot; origin, the medial side of the third, fourth, and fifth metatarsal bones; insertion, corresponding side of proximal phalanx of the same toes; action, adducts three lateral toes; nerve supply, lateral plantar.

Synonym(s): musculus interosseus plantarisTA

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