peroneus brevis

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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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“Peroneus brevis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peroneus%20brevis. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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