EXTENSOR BREVIS DIGITORUM PEDIS
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Definitions of EXTENSOR BREVIS DIGITORUM PEDIS
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Short Extensor of the Toes. A muscle, situate on the dorsal region of the foot. It arises from the external surface of the calcaneum, and at the anterior edge of a ligament, which unites that bone to the astragalus. Anteriorly, each of its divisions terminates by a small tendon, which is fixed successively, at the superior part of the posterior extremity of the first phalanx of the great toe, and to the second and last phalanges of the next three toes. Its use is to extend the first four toes, and to direct them a little outwards.
By Robley Dunglison
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