tibialis. It courses below the soleil line of the tibia and enters the nutrient foramen. A
12 Peroneal (fibular) artery. A. fibularis. Passes to the calcaneus covered for the most part by the flexor hallucis longus. A
13 Perforating branch. Ramus perforans. Perforates the interosseous membrane just above the malleolus, then passes to the lateral malle-olar network and dorsum of the foot. A
14 Communicating branch. Ramus communicans. Transversely coursing anastomotic branch to the posterior tibial artery. A
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