Medical Dictionary

peroneal retinaculum

noun

Medical Definition of peroneal retinaculum

  1. :  either of two bands of fascia that support and bind in place the tendons of the peroneus longus and peroneus brevis muscles as they pass along the lateral aspect of the ankle:a:  one that is situated more superiorly—called also superior peroneal retinaculumb:  one that is situated more inferiorly—called also inferior peroneal retinaculum


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