Interosseous muscles

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Interosseous muscles

muscles which arise from and run between the long (metacarpal and metatarsal) bones of the hand and foot, extending to and producing movement of the digits.

See: dorsal interosseous muscles of foot, dorsal interosseous muscles of hand, palmar interosseous muscle, plantar interosseous muscle.

Synonym: musculi interossei.