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peroneus brevis

noun peroneus brev·is \ -ˈbrev-əs \

medical Definition of peroneus brevis

:a peroneus muscle that arises especially from the side of the lower part of the fibula, ends in a tendon that inserts on the tuberosity at the base of the fifth metatarsal bone, and assists in everting and pronating the foot

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