quadratus plantae

noun

quadratus plan·​tae -ˈplan-ˌtē How to pronounce quadratus plantae (audio)
: a muscle of the sole of the foot that arises by two heads from the calcaneus, inserts into the lateral side of the tendons of the flexor digitorum longus, and aids in flexing the toes

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“Quadratus plantae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quadratus%20plantae. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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