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peroneal

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adjective pe·ro·ne·al \ˌper-ō-ˈnē-əl, pə-ˈrō-nē-\

Definition of peroneal

  1. :  of, relating to, or located near the fibula



Origin and Etymology of peroneal

New Latin peroneus, from perone fibula, from Greek peronē, literally, pin, from peirein to pierce — more at diapir


First Known Use: 1831


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peroneal

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adjective pe·ro·ne·al \ˌper-ō-ˈnē-əl, pə-ˈrō-nē-\

Medical Definition of peroneal

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or located near the fibula

  2. 2:  relating to or involving a peroneal part




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