noun, plural per·o·ne·i [per-uh-nee-ahy] /ˌpɛr əˈni aɪ/. Anatomy.
- peroneal artery,
- peroneal muscular atrophy,
- peroneal vein,
Origin of peroneus
Examples from the Web for peroneus
No serious changes are present except in the peroneus longus.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
In man, two muscles constitute this region; they are the peroneus longus and peroneus brevis.
The peroneus longus arises from the external tuberosity of the tibia; towards the middle of the leg it is replaced by a tendon.
The superficial muscles iliotibialis, sartorius, gastrocnemius and peroneus longus have been removed, × 1.5.Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae|William B. Stallcup
On the tibiotarsus, the peroneus and gastrocnemius muscles were measured.Phylogeny of the Waxwings and Allied Birds|M. Dale Arvey