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  • n. The bone or cartilage of the tarsus, which articulates with the fibula and corresponds to the calcaneum in humans and most mammals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The bone or cartilage of the tarsus, which articulates with the fibula, and corresponds to the calcaneum in man and most mammals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The outermost bone of the proximal row of tarsal bones, articulating or in morphological relation with the fibula: generally called the os calcis, calcaneum, or heel-bone.

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Examples

  • We note the large size of the print compared to the limbs of Ichthyostega and Acanthostega, and that the print appears to represent not just the foot but the whole limb as far as the knee. d, digit; fe, femur; ti, tibia; fi, fibula; fib, fibulare.

    Tetrapods are older than we thought! - The Panda's Thumb

  • The Fibular Collateral Ligament (ligamentum collaterale fibulare; external lateral or long external lateral ligament) (Fig. 348).

    III. Syndesmology. 7b. The Knee-joint

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