noun, plural fib·u·lae [fib-yuh-lee], /ˈfɪb yəˌli/, fib·u·las.
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Origin of fibula
OTHER WORDS FROM fibulafib·u·lar, adjective
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How to use fibula in a sentence
A week later, she saw an orthopedic doctor who diagnosed a stress fracture in her fibula.
The Washington Wizards lost yet another starter to injury when Deni Avdija was diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right fibula following an MRI exam Thursday, effectively ending the forward’s rookie season after 54 games.Wizards rookie Deni Avdija has hairline fracture in right leg, effectively ending his season|Ava Wallace|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
Woods, who was involved in a single-car crash while driving on a Southern California road, broke his right leg in multiple places, and surgeons stabilized his tibia and fibula bones by inserting a rod into the tibia.Ben Hogan, golf’s original comeback story, roared back from his devastating car crash|Matt Bonesteel|February 24, 2021|Washington Post
This specimen (fig. 190) is a fibula or pin, one of the commonest objects of Etruscan, Greek, or Roman dress.
Fig. 190 shows an Etruscan bronze fibula with two Swastikas and two Maltese crosses in the pin shield.
A bronze fibula (fig. 199) is in the museum at Mayence, the body of which has the form of the normal Swastika.
A small though good example of Etruscan work is shown in the gold fibula (fig. 187).
Medallion-shaped fibula, of fine granulated work, with figures of sirens in relief, and set with dark blue pastes.