Abductor hallucis

  • The abductor hallucis (also abductor hallucis muscle, latin: musculus abductor hallucis) is a muscle of the sole of the foot.

    The abductor longus originates from the calcaneal tuberosity of the calcaneus and inserts at the proximal phalanx of the hallux.

    The main function of the abductor hallucis is abduction of the big toe.