calf bone


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Noun1.calf bone - the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and anklecalf bone - 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
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He underwent numerous major operations - including having part of a calf bone put onto his spine to give it extra strength.
He explained to the GDN that the issue with reconstructing the face after resection using traditional procedures meant that the patient would be left looking slightly different as the bone was harvested from another part of the body, usually from the ribs or the calf bone.
When his youngest daughter was born with fibular hemimelia - a birth defect in which the calf bone is missing - Alex admits he was too scared to look at his daughter.
She was born with fibula hemimelia - a birth defect where part or all of the calf bone is missing.
Jaws are traditionally rebuilt using a section of the patient's calf bone, held with a metal plate.
1WHO SINGER Marilyn Manson has been fitted with a metal plate and 10 screws after smashing his calf bone following a concert in New York.
Last year he discovered a lump on his fibula - the calf bone.