Calf muscles

2017-07-27T23:26:09+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Extensor digitorum brevis muscle, Peroneus longus, Plantaris muscle, Popliteus muscle, Triceps surae muscle, Flexor hallucis longus muscle, Gastrocnemius muscle, Extensor digitorum longus muscle, Extensor hallucis longus muscle, Flexor digitorum longus muscle, Peroneus tertius, Tibialis posterior muscle, Extensor hallucis brevis muscle, Soleus muscle, Tibialis anterior muscle flashcards Calf muscles
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  • Extensor digitorum brevis muscle
    The extensor digitorum brevis muscle (sometimes EDB) is a muscle on the upper surface of the foot that helps extend digits 2 through 4.
  • Peroneus longus
    In human anatomy, the peroneus longus (also known as fibularis longus) is a superficial muscle in the lateral compartment of the leg, and acts to evert and plantar flex the ankle.
  • Plantaris muscle
    The plantaris is one of the superficial muscles of the superficial posterior compartment of the leg, one of the fascial compartments of the leg.
  • Popliteus muscle
    The popliteus muscle in the leg is used for unlocking the knees when walking, by medially rotating the tibia during the closed chain portion of the gait cycle (one with the foot in contact with the ground).
  • Triceps surae muscle
    The triceps surae (/ˈtraɪsɛps ˈsjʊəriː/) (from Latin caput and sura. "three-headed [muscle] of the calf") is a pair of muscles located at the calf - the two-headed gastrocnemius and the soleus.
  • Flexor hallucis longus muscle
    The Flexor hallucis longus muscle (FHL) is one of the three deep muscles of the posterior compartment of the leg that distally attaches to the plantar surface of the distal phalanx of the hallux (great or big toe).
  • Gastrocnemius muscle
    In humans, the gastrocnemius muscle (/ˌɡæstrɒkˈniːmiəs/ or /ˌɡæstrəkˈniːmiəs/; plural gastrocnemii; Latin, from Greek γαστήρ "stomach" and κνήμη (knēmē) "leg"; meaning "stomach of leg" (referring to the bulging shape of the calf) is a very powerful superficial bipennate muscle that is in the back part of the lower leg. It runs from its two heads just above the knee to the heel, a two joint muscle.
  • Extensor digitorum longus muscle
    The extensor digitorum longus is a pennate muscle, situated at the lateral part of the front of the leg.
  • Extensor hallucis longus muscle
    The Extensor hallucis longus is a thin muscle, situated between the Tibialis anterior and the Extensor digitorum longus that functions to extend the big toe, dorsiflex the foot, and assists with foot eversion and inversion.
  • Flexor digitorum longus muscle
    The flexor digitorum longus is situated on the tibial side of the leg.
  • Peroneus tertius
    The peroneus tertius (/ˌfɪbjᵿˈlɛərᵻs ˈtɛrʃi.əs/) (also known as fibularis tertius) is a muscle of the human body located in the lower limb.
  • Tibialis posterior muscle
    The tibialis posterior is the most central of all the leg muscles, and is located in the deep posterior compartment of the leg.
  • Extensor hallucis brevis muscle
    The extensor hallucis brevis is a muscle on the top of the foot that helps to extend the big toe.
  • Soleus muscle
    In humans and some other mammals, the soleus is a powerful muscle in the back part of the lower leg (the calf).
  • Tibialis anterior muscle
    In human anatomy, the tibialis anterior (/ˌtɪbiˈeɪlᵻs/ or /ˌtɪbiˈælᵻs/) is a muscle that originates in the upper two-thirds of the lateral (outside) surface of the tibia and inserts into the medial cuneiform and first metatarsal bones of the foot.