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
Words nearby fibula
Example sentences from the Web for fibula
The development of the fibula in general corresponds to that of the ulna.
This tendon and the proximal end of the muscle pass between the head of the fibula and the outer cnemial crest.Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae|William B. Stallcup
The fibula is complete, but is generally fused with the tibia proximally.
The odontoid process of the second vertebra is pig-like: and the tibia and fibula and radius and ulna are severally distinct.
In the posterior limb the tibia and the hallux are pre-axial, the fibula and the fifth toe are postaxial.