Flexor Digitorum Longus

Diagram of anterior muscles. Diagram of posterior muscles.

The flexor digitorum longus are a pair of muscles located in each of the lower-legs of the human body.


Origin, Insertion and Actions of the Flexor Digitorum Longus muscles:

Points of Origin: Medial part of the posterior surface of tibia bone
Points of Insertion: Distal phalanges of 4 outer toes (that is, the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th toes)
Actions:

The flexor digitorum longus muscles are labelled on our diagram of human anterior muscles.

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