retinaculum musculorum fibularium superius

retinaculum musculorum fibularium superius
[TA] superior peroneal retinaculum: a fibrous band that arches over the tendons of the peroneal muscles and helps to hold them in place below and behind the lateral malleolus; it extends from the malleolus downward and backward to the calcaneus. Called also r. musculorum peroneorum superius [TA alternative] and superior fibular r.

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