peroneus

noun
per·​o·​ne·​us | \ ˌper-ə-ˈnē-əs How to pronounce peroneus (audio) \
plural peronei\ -​ˈnē-​ˌī How to pronounce peroneus (audio) \

Medical Definition of peroneus

: any of three muscles of the lower leg:

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“Peroneus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peroneus. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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