peroneal artery

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fib·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, posterior tibial; distribution, courses deep to the flexor hallucis longus, supplying it and the soleus, tibialis posterior, fibularis muscles, inferior tibiofibular articulation, ankle joint, and lateral heel; anastomoses, anterior lateral malleolar, lateral tarsal, lateral plantar, dorsalis pedis.
Synonym(s): arteria fibularis [TA], arteria peronea ☆ , peroneal artery

per·o·ne·al ar·te·ry

(per'ō-nē'ăl ahr'tĕr-ē)
Origin, posterior tibial; distribution, soleus, tibialis posterior, flexor longus hallucis, peroneal muscles, inferior tibiofibular articulation, and ankle joint; anastomoses, anterior lateral malleolar, lateral tarsal, lateral plantar, dorsalis pedis.
Synonym(s): arteria peronea [TA] , fibular artery.

peroneal artery

A branch of the posterior tibial artery; it runs in the back of the lateral side of the leg, between the tibialis posterior and flexor hallucis longus muscles. Its branches include the lateral calcaneal artery.
Synonym: fibular artery
See also: artery

peroneal artery

largest branch of posterior tibial artery; courses along posterior of fibula deep to flexor hallucis longus muscle; enters the foot anterolateral to lateral malleolus (palpated as peroneal pulse); communicates within foot with lateral tarsal and posterior tibial arteries
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