ABDUCTOR POLLICIS PEDIS
\ɐbdˈʌktə pˈɒlɪsˌɪs pˈɛdɪz], \ɐbdˈʌktə pˈɒlɪsˌɪs pˈɛdɪz], \ɐ_b_d_ˈʌ_k_t_ə p_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_s_ˌɪ_s p_ˈɛ_d_ɪ_z]\
Definitions of ABDUCTOR POLLICIS PEDIS
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This muscle arises, fleshy, from the anterior and inner part of the protuberance of the os calcis, and tendinous from the same bone where it joins with the os naviculare. It is inserted, tendinous, into the internal os sesamoideum and root of the first bone of the great toe. Use, to pull the great toe from the rest. The name Abductor has been given also to all those interosseous muscles of the hand and foot, which perform the motion of abduction on the fingers or toes, and to muscles which execute the same function on other parts of the body.
By Robley Dunglison
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