peroneus

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peroneus

(pəˈrəʊnɪəs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy any of several lateral muscles of the leg, attached to the fibula and used in moving the foot
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Noun1.peroneus - muscle of the lower leg that is involved in moving the foot
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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NB; This type of somatic dysfunction may be accompanied by tissue congestion and spasm of the peroneus muscles and/or fibula head dysfunction.
Electromyography (EMG) findings demonstrated denervation of the anterior tibial and peroneus muscles.
Thus, the peroneus muscles are vital to effective ankle function.