abductor muscle of little toe

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abductor muscle of little toe n.
A muscle with origin from the lateral and the medial processes of the calcanean tuberosity, with insertion to the lateral side of the proximal phalanx of the fifth toe, with nerve supply from the lateral plantar nerve, and whose action abducts and flexes the little toe.

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