Definition of sural in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈs(j)ʊər(ə)l


  • Relating to the calf of the leg.
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    • 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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