A brooch, clasp, or buckle.
The outer and usually the smaller of the two bones of the leg, or hind limb, below the knee.
The slender lateral (towards the side) bone of the lower leg.
Lateralmost of the two bones in the lower (distal) portion of the pelvic limb.
A bone on the outer or lateral aspect of the lower leg between the knee and the ankle, that is much smaller than the main weight-bearing bone, the tibia.
The smaller of the two bones in the lower leg, located to the outside.
Latin = brooch, which the tibia and fibula resemble, the fibula representing the movable pin, adjective - fibular.
A leg bone that is located directly behind the tibia. Smaller than the tibia.
Pin or brooch of ancient Greece and Rome, which resembled in form the modern safety pin. Often richly decorated.
fibul = buckle. A leg bone.
The thin bone on the lateral surface of your lower leg.
bone of the hind limb below the knee and lateral to the tibia
(FIB·u·la). In the ancient Greek world a light wooden pin used to pierce the foreskin and keep it closed so that the glans penis would not show.
The lateral, slender bone of the leg.
the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
a term given to a particular type of brooch
outer and smaller bone of the lower leg (calf)
One of the lower leg bones. See also Tibia
(L. fibula, a clasp or buckle). A bone of the leg. The smaller and more lateral of the two bones of the leg.
The splint bone at the side of the shin.
The lower leg bone behind the shin
(28) -- a dress pin with a clasp. (Biers, 336)
long, thin bone below the knee that is adjacent to the tibia (shinbone); it is the smaller of the two bones of the lower leg; attaches to the ankle joint and top of the tibia; has little function with the knee.
The lateral calf bone originating at the knee and extending to the ankle. The distal end forms the lateral malleolus.
The fibula is the calf bone - the bone in the lower, back part of the leg between the knee and the ankle.
The long, thin, outer bone of the lower leg.
A bone of the lower leg next to and smaller than the shin bone (Tibia). It is often called the called the called the "calf bone".
the outer and narrower of two bones of the human lower leg, extending from the knee to the ankle, or the corresponding bone in the hind leg of an animal
an ornamental brooch rather like a safety pin
Smaller of the two bones in the lower leg; runs from the knee to the ankle along the outside of the lower leg.
A bone present in the posterior limb of tetrapods lying slightly posterior to and parallel with the tibia.
A fibula is a brooch (pin) that looks a bit like a safety pin. Fibulas have been used since ancient times to secure clothing.
The outer and smaller of the two bones of the lower thigh.
A clasp, buckle, or brooch, often ornamented.
One of the two bones of the leg (i.e., the lower thigh, second thigh, or lower leg).
smaller of two lower leg bones (with tibia)
smaller of the two bones in the lower leg, runs alongside the tibia.
One of the two bones between the knee and the foot. The fibula is the smaller of the two.
the brooch with three long pendants that fastened the Byzantine emperor's mantle at the right shoulder.
one of the bones that make up the lower thigh
The lateral (outside) and smaller of the two long bones in the lower leg between the knee and ankle. (The other bone in the lower leg is the tibia.)
Two small bones of the lower leg.
An ornamental and functional pin in which the mechanical elements (pinstem and catch) are integral to the design. This ancient format was the progenitor of the common safety pin.
An ancient and often ornamented clasp or brooch used in ancient Greece and Rome to fasten clothing. It usually consists of piece of bowed metal with a pin connected to one end with a hinge. The pin is pushed through the clothing to hold it together and is secured into the other end of the bow behind a catch plate. A fibula is sometimes referred to as a ‘safety-pin brooch'.
The thin bone of the lower leg. The large bone is the Tibia. image image image image image
a clasp functioning much like a modern safety pin used for personal adornment [image1] [image2
The smaller of two bones that run from the knee to the ankle.
Clasp used to fasten clothing; like a safety pin