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peroneal retinaculum

 

Definition: superior and inferior fibrous bands retaining the tendons of the peroneus longus and brevis in position as they cross the lateral side of the ankle.

Synonym(s): retinacula of peroneal muscles, retinaculum musculorum fibularium, retinaculum musculorum peroneorum

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