Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the fibula or to the outer portion of the leg.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anatomy, of or pertaining to the perone or fibula; fibular.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the fibula; in the region of the fibula.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective anatomy Of or pertaining to the fibula; fibular
  • adjective of or pertaining to the outside of the leg

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the fibula or the outer part of the leg below the knee

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Greek peronē, pin of a brooch, fibula; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

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  • Often mistaken for perineal, perhaps.

    August 8, 2008