peroneus longus(redirected from Peronæus longus)
peroneus longusLong fibular muscle (see there); musculus peroneus longus [NA6].
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
The muscle arising from the lateral tibial condyle and the upper two thirds of the fibula and inserting on the lateral aspect of the first metatarsal and the associated portion of the first cuneiform. The peroneus longus is the primary contributor to the plantar flexion of the foot and the eversion of the ankle.
See also: peroneus
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners