Definition of sural in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈs(j)ʊər(ə)l/


Relating to the calf of the leg.
Example sentences
  • The union between the peroneal communicating and the medial sural cutaneous nerves was seen on 159 sides.
  • No patient reported symptoms at the lateral cutaneous branch of the superficial peroneal nerve or the sural nerve.
  • The lateral sural cutaneous nerve (seen for the first time) and the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve are identified.


Early 17th century: from modern Latin suralis, from Latin sura 'calf'.

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