n.1.(Anat.) The bone or cartilage of the tarsus, which articulates with the fibula, and corresponds to the calcaneum in man and most mammals.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(ii) foot width: the length of the segment connecting the most medially located point on the head of the first metatarsal bone (metatarsale tibiale: mtt) with the point lying most laterally on the head of the V metatarsal bone (metatarsale fibulare: mtf) in cm;
Avulsions may occur and some authors have surmised that nonunion of these avulsions may be the source of os fibulare. (10) Calcaneofibular ligament tears are second to those of the ATFL and most commonly occur in combination with ATFL injuries; they are rarely seen as isolated injuries.
(10.) Berg EE: The symptomatic os fibulare. J Bone Joint Surg 73A:1251-1254, 1991.
The anlage of Fi bifurcates postaxially to form i and the fibulare (f); i later segments to form c.