Peroneal nerve

Peroneal Nerve: The lateral of the two terminal branches of the sciatic nerve. The peroneal (or fibular) nerve provides motor and sensory innervation to parts of the leg and foot.1

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Peroneal Nerve: Any one of the three (common, deep, and superficial) peroneal nerves.2


Types may include:3

Types of Peroneal Nerve:

  • Common Peroneal Nerve
  • Deep Peroneal Nerve
  • Superficial Peroneal Nerve

Categories for Peroneal nerve

Category of Peroneal Nerve:


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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.
  4. ibid.

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