Fibula. Definition

Medical Definition: fibula

Bone, intestine, located on the outside of the leg near the tibia. It represents, above all, an area of ??muscle attachment, since the holding function corresponds to the tibia, the distal end, attached to the tibia by syndesmosis, it is important for the stability of the ankle to conform to the distal extremity of the tibia mortice fibula. Also called fibula. | | Is used as a free or vascularized bone graft in bone surgery.

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