• calf bone
  • The fibula or calf bone is a leg bone located on the lateral side of the tibia, with which it is connected above and below. (wikipedia.org)
  • Femur-fibula-ulna syndrome (FFU syndrome) or femur-fibula-ulna complex is a very rare syndrome characterized by abnormalities of the femur (thigh bone), fibula (calf bone) and the ulna (forearm bone). (wikipedia.org)
  • All of the following are usual elements of the syndrome: Short stature Abnormal calf bone shape (fibula) Unusual facial appearance Polycystic kidneys Abnormally long fibula Mild sunken chest Large corneas Inguinal hernia Umbilical hernia Exner syndrome is sometimes misdiagnosed as interstitial cystitis in its very early stages, but once the fibula begins to malform, Exner is the only real diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • bone
  • In harvesting the bone the middle third is always taken and the ends preserved (4 cm proximally and 6 cm distally) The fibula is ossified from three centers, one for the shaft, and one for either end. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alemannian disc fibula of the 6th century with almandine and bone inlays Pair of disc fibulae from the Aregund grave c. 6th C. Merovingian disc fibulae of the 6th and 7th centuries with gemstones and filigree Gold disc fibulae from the Sonnenbühl prince's burial mound (La Tène period) M. J. Bode: Germanische Scheibenfibeln. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rome
  • The word fibula could also be used in general in Rome to denote any type of covering of the penis (such as with a sheath) for the sake of voice preservation or sexual abstinence, it was often used by masters on their slaves for this purpose. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fibulas were frequent subject of ridicule among satirists in Rome. (wikipedia.org)
  • word
  • These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'fibula. (merriam-webster.com)
  • part (II) is arranged upside-down with respect to part (I), in three lines crowded to one side of the fibula, with one word per line. (wikipedia.org)
  • centuries
  • A few fibulae from a much earlier date also had hinges, although this design feature was very rare and soon died out for nearly five centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Well-known fibulae of this type date to the Migration Period and the centuries either side of it, for example the disc fibulae from Soest or the Lower Saxon village of Holle in Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • century
  • The fibula was thought to originate from the 7th century BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bilateral springs that wind around to both sides of the fibula body, appeared around the 6th century BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1st century AD some fibulae had springs that were concealed under a metal cover that was an extension of the fibula body. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late 1st century BC or early 1st century AD a new design appeared in some bow type fibulae. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the second half of the 1st century AD, hinges were introduced to plate type fibulae. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 3rd century AD, the hinge was placed in the centre of a long transverse bar creating the famous crossbow fibula design. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the Asia Minor Decorated Arc Fibula (Blinkenberg Type XII Variation 16) dating to the 5th century BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • grave
  • Though the exact circumstances of the recovery of the fibula are unknown, it is thought to have come from a crematory grave, probably that of a woman. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both fibulae are from the same grave, a woman's grave from an Alemannic cemetery of 448 row graves. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • The body of a fibula is known as either the bow or the plate, depending on the basic form. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fib is an experimental Western poetry form, bearing similarities to haiku, but based on the Fibonacci sequence. (wikipedia.org)
  • An example of a typical fib: The form Pincus describes has had many poetic antecedents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poetry
  • by Deborah Haar Clark - article at poetryfoundation.org Fibetry Fib poetry site - registration required "No Other Sentence Could have Followed but This" Ron Silliman's Tjanting "Interview with Tony Leuzzi," by Glenn Sheldon The Fib Review The Fib Review - an online journal dedicated to Fibonacci Poetry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Culture
  • The growth and morphology of the silicoflagellate Dictyocha fibula Ehrenberg in culture. (smhi.se)
  • left
  • I've seen Fibs in over a dozen different languages, and I'd also note that today a cat left a post in the comments of The Fib, joining a priorly poetic dog, so I think it's safe to say that Fibs travel well. (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • Exner syndrome, also known as serpentine fibula polycystic kidney syndrome, is a rare disorder, typified by the afflicted person having oddly formed, s-shaped fibulas as well as the development of numerous cysts in the kidneys. (wikipedia.org)
  • gold
  • Some fibulae are made of precious metals such as silver or gold. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many disc fibulae have gold ornamentation inlaid with gemstones, are enamelled or damascened, or are overlaid with gold or silver. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • Even though it did not have a boat hull it was still marketed under the FIB name. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early
  • Early in the fourth quarter of a 33-25 win over the Indianapolis Colts, Carr, who hadn't been touched by a Colts pass rusher the entire game, was sacked by ex-Eagle Trent Cole, and suffered a broken fibula . (merriam-webster.com)
  • index
  • 55 ++++++++++++++++++-------------------------------- 1 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-) diff --git a/net/ipv4/fib_trie.c b/net/ipv4/fib_trie.c index 72c78c2. (mail-archive.com)
  • year
  • Spain's Benicassim music festival (or 'Festival Internacional de Benicàssim' or FIB 2012 or Fiberfib) kicks the arse of most events this year with a line up that includes Bob Dylan, The Stone Roses, Florence & The Machine, At The Drive In, The Vaccines, Noel Gallagher, Katy B and New Order. (clashmusic.com)
  • statistics
  • IPVfib_trie: size and statistics Show number of entries in trie, the size field was being set but never used, but it only counted leaves, not all entries. (mail-archive.com)
  • line
  • However, the six-line, 20-syllable fib itself was brought to wider public attention by Gregory K. Pincus on 1 April 2006. (wikipedia.org)