peroneus longus

noun

peroneus lon·​gus -ˈlȯŋ-gəs How to pronounce peroneus longus (audio)
: a peroneus muscle that arises especially from the head and side of the fibula, ends in a long tendon that inserts on the side of the first metatarsal bone and the cuneiform bone on the medial side, and aids in everting and pronating the foot

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“Peroneus longus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peroneus%20longus. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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