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tendinous sheath of extensor digitorum longus muscle of foot


Definition: the anterior tarsal synovial tendon sheath that surrounds the tendons of the extensor digitorum longus muscle and the peroneus tertius in their passage across the ankle.

Synonym(s): vagina tendinum musculi extensoris digitorum (pedis) longiTA

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