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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fib·u·la /ˈfɪbjələ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fib·u·la /ˈfɪbjələ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 fib·u·la n.; pl. fibulæ
 1. A brooch, clasp, or buckle.
    Mere fibulæ, without a robe to clasp.   --Wordsworth.
 2. Anat. The outer and usually the smaller of the two bones of the leg, or hind limb, below the knee.
 3. Surg. A needle for sewing up wounds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg
          between the knee and ankle [syn: calf bone]
      [also: fibulae (pl)]