SYN: fibular. [L. peroneus, fr. G. perone, fibula]

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pe·ro·ne·al .per-ō-'nē-əl, pə-'rō-nē- adj
1) of, relating to, or located near the fibula
2) relating to or involving a peroneal part

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relating to or supplying the outer (fibular) side of the leg.

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per·o·ne·al (per″o-neґəl) [Gr. peronē fibula] pertaining to the fibula or to the lateral aspect of the leg; fibular.

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