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Terrace Marshall, another early enrollee, is about 75 to 80 percent recovered from a fractured fibula that caused him to miss most of his senior season at Parkway, Orgeron said.
This was a close competition with Jack Youngblood, the five-time All-Pro who’s most famous for playing the 1979 season’s playoffs on a broken fibula.
Panthers - Curtis Samuel, WR A late November left ankle fracture dislocation-type injury with likely fibula fracture and syndesmotic ligament tear required surgery.
In 2015, the Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha suffered a broken fibula and ligament damage when he was arrested outside of a New York nightclub.
The club announced Tyler Gibson, an offseason signing, has a fractured fibula that requires surgery.
As Coleman returns from a broken, James McCarthy is unfortunately just beginning his recovery after suffering a broke tibia and fibula during a recent collision with West Brom Salomon Rondon.
The Pelicans also hope veteran guard Tony Allen returns from a fractured fibula next week, and that former starting small forward Solomon Hill returns in late February from a hamstring tear.
While training in Sochi, though, Voisin crashed and broke her right fibula, delaying her arrival at the Olympics four years.
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Origin and Etymology of fibula
First Known Use: 1578See Words from the same year
FIBULA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fibula for English Language Learners
medical : the outer one of the two bones below the knee in a person's leg
FIBULA Defined for Kids
medical Definition of fibula
fibularplay \-lər\ adjective
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