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extensor hallucis longus

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noun extensor hallucis lon·gus \-ˈlȯŋ-gəs\

Medical Definition of extensor hallucis longus

  1. :  a long thin muscle situated on the shin that extends the big toe and dorsiflexes and supinates the foot



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