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peroneus

[ per-uh-nee-uhs ]
/ ˌpɛr əˈni əs /
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noun, plural per·o·ne·i [per-uh-nee-ahy]. /ˌpɛr əˈni aɪ/. Anatomy.
any of several muscles on the outer side of the leg, the action of which assists in extending the foot and in turning it outward.
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Origin of peroneus

1695–1705; <New Latin: literally, of the fibula, equivalent to peronē the fibula (see peroneal) + -us-ous
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