the most superior muscles in the sole of the foot that abduct the second to fourth toes. These four muscles also act through the dorsal expansions to resist extension of the metatarsophalangeal joints and flexion of the interphalangeal joints. [ http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Dorsal+interossei+of+the+foot ]

Synonyms: dorsal interosseous of foot musculi interossei dorsalis pedis dorsal foot interosseus muscle

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Action: abducts toes

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has related synonym

dorsal interosseous muscle of foot

musculi interossei dorsalis pedis

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UBERON:0006499