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General Anatomy > Muscles; Muscular system > Muscles of lower limb > Compartments > Anterior compartment of leg



The muscles of the anterior compartment of leg are:

  • tibialis anterior
  • extensor hallucis longus
  • extensor digitorum longus
  • fibularis tertius (peroneus tertius)

The muscles of the compartment are dorsiflexors of foot, supplied by the deep fibular nerve (deep peroneal nerve) and anterior tibial artery.

This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from


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