Malleolar groove - Sulcus malleolaris

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Description

The posterior border of lateral malleolus is broad and presents the shallow malleolar groove, for the passage of the tendons of the Peronæi longus and brevis.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Fibula > Lateral malleolus > Malleolar groove

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