lumbrical muscle of foot lum·bri·cal muscle of foot (lŭm’brĭ-kəl)
Any of four muscles of whose origin the first is from the tendon to the second toe of the long flexor muscle of the toes, and the second, third, and fourth are from adjacent sides of all four tendons of this muscle; with insertion into the extensor tendon of each of the four lateral toes; with nerve supply from two plantar nerves, and whose actions serve to flex the proximal phalanges and to extend the middle and distal phalanges.
- Lumbrical muscle of hand
lumbrical muscle of hand n. Any of four muscles whose origins are from the finger and hand tendons, with insertion into the extensor tendon on the dorsum of each of the four fingers; with nerve supply from the median and ulnar nerves; and whose actions flex the proximal phalanges and extend the middle and distal […]
lumbricidal lum·bri·cid·al (lŭm’brĭ-sīd’l) adj. Destructive to intestinal worms.
lumbricide lum·bri·cide (lŭm’brĭ-sīd’) n. An agent that kills intestinal worms.
[luhm-bri-koid] /ˈlʌm brɪˌkɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling an earthworm. /ˈlʌmbrɪˌkɔɪd/ adjective 1. (anatomy) designating any part or structure resembling a worm 2. of, relating to, or resembling an earthworm lumbricoid lum·bri·coid (lŭm’brĭ-koid’) adj. Of or resembling a roundworm.