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retinaculum of peroneal muscles

retinaculum of peroneal muscles in Medicine

retinaculum of peroneal muscles n.
Any of the superior and inferior fibrous bands retaining the tendons of the long and short peroneal muscles in position as they cross the lateral side of the ankle. Also called retinaculum of fibular muscles.

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