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According to online medical references, such surgery is done if ligament damage keeps the tibia and fibula too far apart.
Many also pointed out that Demi has fallen on stage several times and even once broke her fibula.
The dual-sport player was on a kickoff return when an Apopka player’s helmet connected with his left leg, breaking his tibia and fibula.
Wingnut went down awkwardly, and a crack could be heard in every part of the arena: Wingnut’s left tibia and fibula.
After nearly playing as a true freshman out of Lemont High School in Illinois, Christopherson tore numerous ligaments in his left ankle in the fall and broke parts of his tibia and fibula.
The Mavericks will be without Jose Barea (rib), Harrison Barnes (rest), Wesley Matthews (fibula), Dirk Nowitzki (ankle), while Doug McDermott (elbow) and Dennis Smith Jr. (knee) are questionable.
Raikkonen ended his race a few hundred feet up the pit lane, Cigarini went to hospital with a fractured shinbone and fibula, and Ferrari earned a $61,576 (€50,000) fine for an unsafe release.
The wide receiver suffered an ankle fracture dislocation with a broken fibula and syndesmotic ligament tear in Week 5.
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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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