Medical Definition of Peroneus longus

1. Origin, upper two-thirds of outer surface of fibula and lateral condyle of tibia; insertion, by tendon passing behind lateral malleolus and across sole of foot to medial cuneiform and base of first metatarsal; action, plantar flexes and everts foot; nerve supply, superficial peroneal. Synonym: musculus fibularis longus, musculus peroneus longus, long fibular muscle, long peroneal muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



Peroneus Longus Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Peroneus Longus Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Peroneus Longus

peroneal communicating branch
peroneal communicating nerve
peroneal muscular atrophy
peroneal nerve
peroneal node
peroneal phenomenon
peroneal pulley
peroneal retinaculum
peroneal trochlea of calcaneus
peroneal vein
peroneal veins
peroneotibial
perones
peroneus
peroneus brevis
peroneus longus (current term)
peroneus tertius
peroqua
peroquas
peroral
peroral endoscopy
perorally
perorate
perorated
perorates
perorating
peroration
perorational
perorations

Other Resources Relating to: Peroneus longus

Search for Peroneus longus on Dictionary.com!Search for Peroneus longus on Thesaurus.com!Search for Peroneus longus on Google!Search for Peroneus longus on Wikipedia!

Search