fibula

fibula (fib´yu-la) [NA]

The lateral and smaller of the two bones of the leg; it is not-weight bearing and articulates with the tibia above and the tibia and talus below.calf bone, calf-bone (1), perone, peroneal bone, splint bone (2) ; [L. fibula (contr. fr. figibula), that which fastens, a clasp, buckle, fr. figo, to fix, fasten]

 

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