Definition of peroneal
: of, relating to, or located near the fibula
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Smith, though, still wears a brace on his left foot after damage to the peroneal nerve in his leg created drop foot.
Peroneal nerve palsy causes a foot drop weakness or inability to lift up the foot and evert, both important qualities for a linebacker.
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