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sural communicating branch of common fibular nerve


Definition: the peroneal (fibular) communicating branch of the common peroneal (fibular) nerve; it arises from the common peroneal nerve in the popliteal space and passes over the lateral head of the gastrocnemius to the middle third of the leg, where it unites with the medial sural cutaneous nerve to form the sural nerve.

Synonym(s): ramus communicans fibularis nervi fibularis communisTA, ramus communicans nervi fibularis communis cum nervo cutaneo surae mediali, ramus communicans nervi peronei communis cum nervo cutaneo surae mediali, ramus communicans peroneus nervi peronei communis, sural communicating branch of common peroneal nerve, nervus communicans fibularis, nervus communicans peroneus, peroneal anastomotic ramus, peroneal communicating branch, peroneal communicating nerve

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