peroneal brevis

[ brĕvĭs ]

n.

A muscle with origin from the lower two thirds of the lateral surface of the fibula, with insertion into the base of the fifth metatarsal bone, with nerve supply from the peroneal nerve, and whose action everts the foot.fibularis brevis

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