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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The anterior branch or perforating branch of the peroneal artery pierces the interosseous membrane obliquely and passing anteriorly, runs on the anterior aspect of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis posterior to the tendon of the peroneus tertius [1].
Boolean combinations of the following terms were used: [("fibularis tertius" OR "peroneus tertius" OR "fibularis anterior")].
The procedure used in our study was interosseous route, subcutaneous, two-tailed, tendon-tendon transfer of the tibialis posterior-to-extensor hallucis longus and to extensor digitorum longus and peroneus tertius. The motor slips were inserted into the recipient tendons on the dorsum of the foot.
El musculo peroneo tercero (peroneus tertius) se origino por un delgado tendon en el epicondilo del femur, deslizo por la incisura tibial, profundo al musculo tibial craneal, al cual se unio intimamente en el tercio medio de la tibia, para terminar en un tendon comun.
The deep peroneal nerve runs in the anterior compartment and innervates the tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, and peroneus tertius. In the foot, it also innervates the extensor hallucis brevis, the extensor digitorum brevis, and the first web space.
We insert one slip into the Extensor Hallucis Longus and the second into the Extensor Digitorum Longus including the peroneus tertius at maximal tension, using Linen and Nylon.
In fourth and fifth TMT joints, the tissues used include either the peroneus tertius tendon or the peroneus brevis tendon.
In backward-leaning postures, the vasti were active in roughly equal amounts to provide knee extension moments and the tibialis anterior and peroneus tertius were active to provide a dorsiflexion moment.
Peroneus tertius, sometimes thought of as an offshoot of extensor digitorum longus, also should be considered an assistor of dorsiflexion, (27) though it is absent in (10.) 5% of individuals.
The rest of the surface is harvested with little cuff of soleus, peroneus tertius and FHL muscles.