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n. - The outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.

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  • Tyson Thompson, recovered from a fractured fibula, is a legit No. 3.
  • He had a broken right shin and a broken right fibula, which is the bone beside the shin.
  • The fibula is the smaller of the two bones and apparently means he's likely to miss 6-8 ...
  • The only subcutaneous parts of the fibula are the head, the lower part of the body, and the lateral malleolus. for more
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