SYN: fibular. [L. peroneus, fr. G. perone, fibula]

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pe·ro·ne·al .per-ō-'nē-əl, pə-'rō-nē- adj
1) of, relating to, or located near the fibula
2) relating to or involving a peroneal part

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relating to or supplying the outer (fibular) side of the leg.

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per·o·ne·al (per″o-neґəl) [Gr. peronē fibula] pertaining to the fibula or to the lateral aspect of the leg; fibular.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Peroneal — Per o*ne al, a. [Gr. ? the fibula.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the fibula; in the region of the fibula. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peroneal — [per΄ə nē′əl] adj. [< ModL peroneus (< perone, fibula < Gr peronē, pin, fibula < perein, to go through, akin to peran: see FARE) + AL] of or near the fibula …   English World dictionary

  • peroneal — [ˌpɛrə ni:əl] adjective Anatomy relating to or situated in the outer side of the calf of the leg. Origin C19: from mod. L. peronaeus peroneal muscle (based on Gk peronē pin, fibula ) + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • peroneal — adj. Anat. relating to or near the fibula. Etymology: mod.L peronaeus peroneal muscle f. perone fibula f. Gk perone pin, fibula …   Useful english dictionary

  • peroneal — adjective Etymology: New Latin peroneus, from perone fibula, from Greek peronē, literally, pin, from peirein to pierce more at diapir Date: 1831 of, relating to, or located near the fibula …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peroneal — /per euh nee euhl/, adj. Anat. pertaining to or situated near the fibula. [1825 35; < NL perone the fibula ( < Gk peróne orig., linchpin, pin of a buckle or brooch) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • peroneal — adjective a) Of or pertaining to the fibula; fibular b) of or pertaining to the outside of the leg …   Wiktionary

  • peroneal — perÉ™ nɪːəl adj. of or related to the peroneus muscle in the lower leg (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

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