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fib·u·la

npl  -lae  or  -las  :  the outer or postaxial and usu. the smaller of the two bones of the hind or lower limb below the knee that is the slenderest bone of the human body in proportion to its length, articulates above with the external tuberosity of the tibia and below with the talus, and has its lower end forming the external malleolus of the ankle - called also calf bone  fib*u*lar adj 
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  fa·bel·la  vi·a·ble 

 
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