short extensor muscle of toes n.
A muscle with its origin from the dorsal surface of the calcaneus, with insertion by four tendons to those of the long extensor muscle of the toes and by a slip to the base of the proximal phalanx of the big toe, with nerve supply from the deep peroneal nerve, and whose action extends the toes.
- Short eyes
noun 1. the quantity or extent by which something falls short; deficiency; shortage. 2. the act or fact of falling short. noun 1. failure to meet a goal or a requirement 2. the amount of such a failure; deficiency: a shortfall of £30m
- Short fibular muscle
short fibular muscle n. See short peroneal muscle.
[shawrt-fin] /ˈʃɔrtˌfɪn/ noun 1. See under corvina.