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- n. Any of the fibularis muscles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, one of several fibular muscles.
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- n. muscle of the lower leg that is involved in moving the foot
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My right peroneus muscle, a muscle that sounds like a villain in a Shakespearian play, and possibly the soleus are strained and possibly torn.
Contraction can be induced in the extensor longus hallucis, extensor longus digitorum, and peroneus brevis; but reaction is doubtful in the case of the tibialis anticus and peroneus longus.
In the anterior tibial and peroneal groups the faradic irritability is much diminished, that in the peroneus longus being the lowest of all.
No serious changes are present except in the peroneus longus.
Divisions of the lateral digital extensor (peroneus) below the tarsus near its point of insertion to the extensor of the digit is recommended here because it is followed by a percentage of recoveries that is as large as in any other method of treatment and the operation is not difficult to perform nor is its performance fraught with any dangerous complications.
Stump of common tendon of extensor longus and peroneus tertius.
The quadriceps group of muscles is assisted by the anterior digital extensor (extensor pedis) peroneus tertius and tibialis anticus (flexor metatarsi) muscles.
_ This consists in cutting the tendon of the peroneus muscle.
A still better noise could be made by throwing the tendon of the peroneus longus muscle out of the hollow in which it lies, alongside of the ankle.
(See rules for treating paralysis on page 124.) In talipes equino-varus where the toes come to the floor and the heel is drawn up and the foot inverted we massage the tibialis anticus, peroneus tertius and peroneus longus principally.