Joints of foot

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Joints of the foot
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Ligaments of the medial aspect of the foot.
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Oblique section of left intertarsal and tarsometatarsal articulations, showing the synovial cavities.
Latin articulationes pedis
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Anatomical terminology

The joints of the foot are articulations found in the distal lower extremity.

They include the ankle and interphalangeal articulations of the foot.

The flexor hallucis longus and flexor digitorum longus flex the interphalangeal joint of the big toe and lateral four toes, respectively. The tendons of both of these muscles cross as they reach their distal attachments. In other words, the flexor hallucis longus arises laterally, while the flexor digitorum longus arises medially.

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