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fibula
top: bones of a human leg
bottom:7th-6th century bc bronze clasp

fib·u·la

 (fĭb′yə-lə)
n. pl. fib·u·lae (-lē′) or fib·u·las
1.
a. The outer and narrower of two bones of the human lower leg, extending from the knee to the ankle.
b. The corresponding bone in the leg or hind limb of other vertebrates.
2. An often ornamented clasp or brooch used in ancient Greece and Rome to fasten clothes.

[Latin fībula, clasp, from fīgere, to fasten; see dhīgw- in Indo-European roots.]

fibula

(ˈfɪbjʊlə)
n, pl -lae (-ˌliː) or -las
1. (Anatomy) the outer and thinner of the two bones between the knee and ankle of the human leg. Compare tibia
2. (Zoology) the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
3. (Archaeology) a metal brooch resembling a safety pin, often highly decorated, common in Europe after 1300 bc
[C17: from Latin: clasp, probably from fīgere to fasten]
ˈfibular adj

fib•u•la

(ˈfɪb yə lə)

n., pl. -lae (-ˌli) -las.
1. the outer and thinner of the two bones extending from the knee to the ankle in primates.
2. a corresponding bone of the leg or hind leg of other vertebrates, often rudimentary or ankylosed with the tibia.
3. a clasp or brooch, often ornamented, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
[1665–75; < New Latin; Latin fībula bolt, pin, clasp]
fib′u•lar, adj.

fib·u·la

(fĭb′yə-lə)
The smaller of the two bones of the lower leg or lower portion of the hind leg. See more at skeleton.

fibula

The long, slim bone at the outer side of the leg. See tibia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibula - the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and anklefibula - the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
leg bone - a bone of the leg
Translations
pindluu
pohjeluu

fibula

[ˈfɪbjʊlə] N (fibulas or fibulae (pl)) [ˈfɪbjʊliː]peroné m

fibula

[ˈfɪbjʊlə] npéroné m

fibula

nWadenbein nt

fibula

[ˈfɪbjʊlə] n (Anat) → fibula, perone m

fib·u·la

a. peroné, el hueso más externo y más delgado de la pierna.

fibula

n peroné m, fíbula
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PROBABLE TEAMS SOTON Forster Pied Van Dijk Hoedt Bertrand Davis Romeu Boufal Tadic Redmond Austin ARSENALCech Bellerin Koscielny Monreal Kolasinac Xhaka Ramsey Sanchez Ozil Iwobi Lacazette how wilshere has beaten the odds Season Injury Days Games 2016/17 Hairline crack calfbone 112 1 Knee 11 0 2015/16 Hairline crack calfbone 247 47 2014/15 Malleolar (Ankle) 36 7 Malleolar (Ankle) 90 19 2013/14 Hairline crack in foot 57 11 Sprained ankle 6 2 Season Injury Days Games 2012/13 Malleolar (Ankle) 30 4 2011/12 Knee operation 125 6 Fatigue fracture 104 19 Ankle surgery 127 25 Sprained ankle 56 10 2009/10 Malleolar (Ankle) 12 4 Total 1013 155
how wilshere has beaten the odds Season Injury 2016/17 Hairline crack calfbone Knee 2015/16 Hairline crack calfbone 2014/15 Malleolar (Ankle) Malleolar (Ankle) 2013/14 Hairline crack in foot Sprained ankle Days Games 112 1 11 0 247 47 36 7 90 19 57 11 6 2 Season Injury 2012/13 Malleolar 2011/12 Knee Fatigue Ankle Sprained 2009/10 Malleolar Total Days Games (Ankle) 30 4 operation 125 6 fracture 104 19 surgery 127 25 ankle 56 10 (Ankle) 12 4 1013 155 PROBABLE TEAMS SOTON Forster Pied Van Dijk Hoedt Bertrand Davis Romeu Boufal Tadic Redmond Austin ARSENALCech Bellerin Koscielny Monreal Kolasinac Xhaka Ramsey Sanchez Ozil Iwobi Lacazette t PREM CLASHES SOUTHAMPTON WINS ARSENAL WINS DRAWS 10 6 20 AVERAGE GOALS PER GAME 2.