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Fibula definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FIB'ULA, n. [L.]
1. The outer and lesser bone of the leg, much smaller than the tibia.
2. A clasp or buckle.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle [syn: fibula, calf bone]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural fibulae or -las) Etymology: Latin, pin, clasp; akin to Latin figere to fasten Date: 1578 1. the outer and usually smaller of the two bones between the knee and ankle in the hind or lower limbs of vertebrates 2. a clasp resembling a safety pin used especially by the ancient Greeks and Romans fibular adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. fibulae or fibulas) 1 Anat. the smaller and outer of the two bones between the knee and the ankle in terrestrial vertebrates. 2 Antiq. a brooch or clasp. Derivatives: fibular adj. Etymology: L, perh. rel. to figere fix

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fibula Fib"u*la, n.; pl. Fibul[AE]. [L., clasp, buckle.] 1. A brooch, clasp, or buckle. Mere fibul[ae], without a robe to clasp. --Wordsworth. 2. (Anat.) The outer and usually the smaller of the two bones of the leg, or hind limb, below the knee. 3. (Surg.) A needle for sewing up wounds.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(fibulae) Your fibula is the outer bone of the two bones in the lower part of your leg. (MEDICAL) N-COUNT




 


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