fibulare

noun

fib·​u·​la·​re
ˌfibyəˈlärē,
-la(a)rē
plural fibularia
-rēə
: the outer or postaxial element or bone of the proximal row of the tarsus
specifically, in higher vertebrates : calcaneum

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from fibula + Latin -are (neuter of -aris -ar)

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“Fibulare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fibulare. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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