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noun as in buckle

noun as in clasp

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While Bellinger has battled through a fractured fibula and hamstring issues for much of the season, the deterioration in his output remains startling.

A week later, she saw an orthopedic doctor who diagnosed a stress fracture in her fibula.

The Washington Wizards lost yet another starter to injury when Deni Avdija was diagnosed with a hairline fracture in his right fibula following an MRI exam Thursday, effectively ending the forward’s rookie season after 54 games.

Woods, who was involved in a single-car crash while driving on a Southern California road, broke his right leg in multiple places, and surgeons stabilized his tibia and fibula bones by inserting a rod into the tibia.

This specimen (fig. 190) is a fibula or pin, one of the commonest objects of Etruscan, Greek, or Roman dress.

Fig. 190 shows an Etruscan bronze fibula with two Swastikas and two Maltese crosses in the pin shield.

A bronze fibula (fig. 199) is in the museum at Mayence, the body of which has the form of the normal Swastika.

A small though good example of Etruscan work is shown in the gold fibula (fig. 187).

Medallion-shaped fibula, of fine granulated work, with figures of sirens in relief, and set with dark blue pastes.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fibula, such as: catch, clamp, clasp, clip, fastening, and harness.

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