Modality: Diagram

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Used in the following articles:

  • Tibialis anterior muscle - “ The tibialis anterior muscle is one of the muscles of the anterior compartment of the leg involved in dorsiflexion and inversion of the foot. Sum...”
  • Gastrocnemius muscle - “ The gastrocnemius muscle is one of the calf muscles (triceps sure) in the superficial posterior compartment of the leg which sits superificial to ...”
  • Peroneus longus muscle - “ The peroneus longus (also known as fibularis longus) is one of the muscles of the lateral compartment of the leg muscles. Summary origin: head o...”
  • Extensor hallucis longus - “ Extensor hallucis longus is a thin muscle in the anterior compartment of the leg between tibialis anterior and extensor digitorum longus. Summary...”
  • Flexor hallucis longus - “ The flexor hallucis longus (FHL) muscle is one of the muscles of the posterior deep compartment of the leg and along with flexor hallucis brevis, ...”
  • Peroneus brevis muscle - “ The peroneus brevis, also known as the fibularis brevis, is a muscle in the lateral compartment of the leg that lies under peroneus longus, and is...”
  • Lateral compartment of the leg - “ The lateral compartment of the leg, also know as the peroneal compartment, is one of the four compartments in the leg between the knee and foot. M...”
  • Flexor digitorum longus muscle - “ The flexor digitorum longus (FDL) muscle is located on the tibial side of the leg within the deep posterior compartment of the leg. At its origin ...”
  • Tibialis posterior muscle - “ The tibialis posterior muscle is one of the small muscles of the deep posterior compartment of the leg. Summary origin: inner posterior borders ...”
  • Deep posterior compartment of the leg - “ The deep posterior compartment of the leg is one of the four compartments in the leg between the knee and foot. Muscles within this compartment pr...”
  • Superficial posterior compartment of the leg - “ The superficial posterior compartment of the leg is one of the four compartments in the leg between the knee and foot. Muscles within this compart...”
  • Triceps surae - “ Triceps surae is another term used for the calf muscles, more specifically 2 of the 3 muscles of the superficial posterior compartment of the leg:...”
  • Soleus muscle - “ The soleus muscle is one of the calf muscles (triceps surae) in the superficial posterior compartment of the leg which sits deep to gastrocnemius....”
  • Anterior compartment of the leg - “ The anterior compartment of the leg is one of the four compartments in the leg between the knee and foot. Muscles within this compartment primaril...”
  • Peroneus tertius muscle - “ The peroneus tertius muscle, also known as fibularis tertius muscle, is a muscle of the anterior compartment of the leg, despite its name suggesti...”

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