tibiofibula

noun
tib·​io·​fib·​u·​la | \ ˌti-bē-ō-ˈfi-byə-lə How to pronounce tibiofibula (audio) \

Definition of tibiofibula

: a bone especially in frogs and toads that is formed by fusion of the tibia and fibula

First Known Use of tibiofibula

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tibiofibula

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The first known use of tibiofibula was circa 1909

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“Tibiofibula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tibiofibula. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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