flexor hallucis brevis

noun

flexor hal·​lu·​cis brev·​is -ˈhal-(y)ü-səs-ˈbrev-əs How to pronounce flexor hallucis brevis (audio) -ˈhal-ə-kəs- How to pronounce flexor hallucis brevis (audio)
: a short muscle of the sole of the foot that flexes the proximal phalanx of the big toe

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“Flexor hallucis brevis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/flexor%20hallucis%20brevis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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