Tibialis posterior

tibialis posterior

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, soleal line and posterior surface of tibia, the head and shaft of the fibula between the medial crest and interosseous border, and the posterior surface of interosseous membrane; insertion, navicular, three cuneiform, cuboid, and second, third, and fourth metatarsal bones; action, plantar flexion and inversion of foot; nerve supply, tibial.

Synonym: musculus tibialis posterior, musculus tibialis posticus, posterior tibial muscle.

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