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

[From Greek peronē, pin of a brooch, fibula; see per- in Indo-European roots.]


(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the fibula or the outer side of the leg
[C19: from New Latin peronē fibula, from Greek: fibula]


(ˌpɛr əˈni əl)

pertaining to or situated near the fibula.
[1825–35; < New Latin perone(us) (< Greek perónē fibula) + -al1]
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Adj.1.peroneal - of or relating to the fibula or the outer part of the leg below the knee


adj peroneo
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Similarly, after a period of training, the ankle joint with injured common peroneal nerve restores active extension independently.
Comparison of the post-surgical analgesic effectiveness of tibial (at internal malleolus level) and common peroneal nerve block with infiltration of the surgical wound in Outpatient Surgery of the hallux valgus.
Neuritis most commonly affected ulnar nerve followed by common peroneal nerve.
9] Flexible guide pin system has gained popularity because of its theoretical advantages of longer femoral tunnel length, further distance from the common peroneal nerve and other structures, and lesser chance of injuring the cartilage of the medial femoral condyle.
The common peroneal nerve was identified proximally; however, there was no plane of dissection between the mass and the peroneal nerve.
39,40) Less frequently, the common peroneal nerve at the fibular neck, the saphenous nerve as it passes through Hunter's canal, the posterior tibial nerve at the tarsal tunnel, and the sural nerve in the posterior calf may be affected.
On nerve examination, the right ulnar and left common peroneal nerve was enlarged.
Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a cystic-appearing mass around the fibular neck that compressed the common peroneal nerve.
We describe rare entrapment of the common peroneal nerve by a suture after surgical repair of a ruptured distal biceps femoris tendon.
Superficial peroneal nerve: The superficial peroneal nerve is the superficial branch of the common peroneal nerve.