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  • The distal half of the fibula is very slender and normally does not reach the ankle-joint; it is attached to the peroneal ridge of the tibia.
  • 4 The suffibulum of the vestals, which was fastened on the breast by a brooch (fibula), was a garment of this sort.
  • In the fore-limb the upper and lower series of carpal bones scarcely alternate, but in the hindfootthe astragalus overlaps the cuboid, while the fibula, which is quite distinct from the tibia(as is the radius from the ulna in the fore-limb), articulates with both astragalus and calcaneum.
  • Reduction of the fibula till nothing but its lower extremity remains.
  • Lower extremity of the fibula represented by a distinct malleolar bone articulating with the outer surface of the lower end of the tibia.

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