Plantar interossei muscles
Name = Plantar interossei muscles
Latin = musculi interosseus plantaris
GraySubject = 131
GrayPage = 495
Caption = The Interossei plantares. Left foot.
Action = adduct
Dorsal interossei of the foot
DorlandsPre = m_22
DorlandsSuf = 12549417
The plantar interossei, three in number, lie beneath rather than between the
metatarsalbones, and each is connected with but one metatarsalbone.
They arise from the bases and medial sides of the bodies of the third, fourth, and
fifth metatarsalbones, and are inserted into the medial sides of the bases of the first phalanges of the same toes, and into the aponeurosesof the tendons of the Extensor digitorum longus.
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