Abductor hallucis muscle
|Abductor hallucis muscle|
First layer of muscles of the sole of the foot (abductor hallucis visible at center left)
Superficial view of the plantar arteries (abductor hallucis visible at center left)
|Latin||Musculus abductor hallucis|
|Origin||Tuberosity of the calcaneus|
|Insertion||Medial aspect of base of 1st phalanx of hallux|
|Artery||Medial plantar artery|
|Nerve||Medial plantar nerve|
|Antagonist||Adductor hallucis muscle|
|Anatomical terms of muscle|
It arises from the medial process of the tuberosity of the calcaneus, from the laciniate ligament, from the plantar aponeurosis, and from the intermuscular septum between it and the flexor digitorum brevis.
It is responsible for abducting the great toe.
Abductor hallucis is innervated by the medial plantar nerve.
Slip to the base of the first phalanx of the second toe
- Origin, insertion and nerve supply of the muscle at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
- -993001395 at GPnotebook
- Anatomy photo:16:st-0402 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center
- Abductor+hallucis at eMedicine Dictionary
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