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peroneal

[ per-uh-nee-uhl ]
/ ˌpɛr əˈni əl /
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adjective Anatomy.
pertaining to or situated near the fibula.
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Origin of peroneal

1825–35; <New Latin peronē the fibula (<Greek perónē originally, linchpin, pin of a buckle or brooch) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for peroneal

peroneal
/ (ˌpɛrəˈniːəl) /

adjective
anatomy of or relating to the fibula or the outer side of the leg

Word Origin for peroneal

C19: from New Latin peronē fibula, from Greek: fibula
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Medical definitions for peroneal

peroneal
[ pĕr′ə-nēəl ]

adj.
Of or relating to the fibula or to the outer portion of the leg.
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