- pertaining to or situated near the fibula.
Origin of peroneal
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Historical Examples of peroneal
He did not distinguish tibial and peroneal components in the thigh.
But what makes still further complications is that other authors regard it as an anterior, or third, peroneal.Artistic Anatomy of Animals
Three main branches arise from the peroneal component (apart from the main trunk) and two from the tibial.
Minute twigs come off the peroneal nerve near the middle of the thigh and enter M. extensor iliofibularis in some legs.
The peroneal nerve passes, with the paraperoneal branch of the tibial nerve, through the guide loop for M. extensor iliofibularis.
- anatomy of or relating to the fibula or the outer side of the leg
Word Origin for peroneal
- Of or relating to the fibula or to the outer portion of the leg.