Fibula definitions

fĭb'yə-lə
The fibula is defined as the thinner of the two large bones in the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle.

An example of a fibula is the outer bone that was broken when the child fell from the tree.

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An often ornamented clasp or brooch used in ancient Greece and Rome to fasten clothes.
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The outer and narrower of two bones of the human lower leg, extending from the knee to the ankle.
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The corresponding bone in the leg or hind limb of other vertebrates.
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The long, thin outer bone of the human leg between the knee and the ankle.
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A similar bone in the hind leg of other animals.
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In ancient Greece or Rome, a buckle or clasp for fastening garments.
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The outer and narrower of two bones of the human lower leg, extending from the knee to the ankle.
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The corresponding bone in the leg or hind limb of other vertebrates.
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The smaller of the two bones of the lower leg or lower portion of the hind leg.
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(anatomy) The smaller of the two bones in the lower leg, the calf bone.
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An ancient kind of brooch used to hold clothing together, similar in function to the modern safety pin.
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Origin of fibula

Latin fībula clasp from fīgere to fasten dhīgw- in Indo-European roots