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Fibula

Fibula

a long bone in the lower leg that is adjacent to the tibia. The fibula supports approximately 1/6th of the body weight and produces the lateral (outer) prominence of the ankle. The outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.A bone found in the legs of tetrapods that lie adjacent to the tibia.


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... now as you said that, it does look bit like a leg, since in the arm the radius and ulna are much more closer in size than what are the tibia and fibula in the shin, and there is quite apparent neck and head visible on the upper part of the bone, which I think is missing in the arm. However, I ...

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by biohazard
Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Need help identifying these bones
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Views: 4080

Bones

If tibia has healed completely but fibula still is in recovery stage Can one walk normally as one does by applying full weight? May I have your views on this? Thanks in anticipation.

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by rehaan
Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:53 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bones
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Views: 480

select and write answer..

... of -------- A. external ear. B.middle ear. C.internal ear. D.cranium. 2. the only non articulating bone in the human body is --------- A.tibia. B.fibula. C.patella. D.hyoid. 3. lungs are covered by membrane called ---------- A.pericardial membrane. B.pleural membrane. C.respiratory membrane. D.parietal ...

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by manish94
Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:21 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: select and write answer..
Replies: 3
Views: 2700

Frog Skeleton Help

... Pterygoid Venier Hyoid Arterior Cornea Alary processes Body Thyroid Lower Jaw Mateodeblim Donary processes Angalo-sphenial Hinplimb Penser Tibia-Fibula Tarsus Astragalus Cadcanenon Metatarsals Phalanges Thanks. It would be awesome for you guys to please help me fix that.

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by jemokn
Mon Sep 15, 2008 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Frog Skeleton Help
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Views: 30342

The function of human nails

But fingernales are more than just redundant claws, they arent like femor, tibia and fibula of the whale.

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by Ultrashogun
Wed May 24, 2006 8:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The function of human nails
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