Fibula


Bone Name
Fibula

Skeletal Division
Appendicular

Description
Usually consists of two extremities only; head is fused with the lateral condyle of the tibia and continued by a blunt-pointed prolongation below.

Articulation
Joins the femur on the proximal end.

Number
One in each hind limb

Common Name
Rear Leg Bone, Hind Shank, Hock bone

Appears In Crossection
Round M

Location
Lies parallel to the tibia

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