fibulanoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɪb.jə.lə/ us /ˈfɪb.jə.lə/ plural fibulae fibulas specialized
Examples from literature
- In the bird, the fibula is small and its lower end diminishes to a point.
- On the outer side note the tendons of the biceps of the leg, running down to the head of the fibula.
- The head of the fibula lies at the outer and back part of the tibia.
- The least modified mammals, in fact, have the radius and ulna, the tibia and fibula, distinct and separate.