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
Example sentences from the Web for fibula
From Chenopis it differs in several respects, and the very long fibular crest of the latter at once separates them.Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild
As the fibular shadow is about the normal size and clearly outlined, the fibular side of the leg lay next to the plate.
The fibular side lay next to the plate, as shown by the shadow of the fibula and the calcaneo-cuboid articulation.
As an instance of this the inferior tibio-fibular joint of mammals may be cited.
The tibio-fibular articulations resemble the radio-ulnar in position but are much less movable.