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 fibular
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 tubercle is small and on the lateral surface of the fibula near the level of the middle of the fibular crest.
The fibular crest is longitudinal on the lateral surface of the tibiotarsus and fuses with the middle part of the fibula.
The fibular arm (broadest of the three) passes deep to, and fused with, the common tendon of origin of the lateral heads of Mm.
The fibular side lay next to the plate, as shown by the shadow of the fibula and the calcaneo-cuboid articulation.