calf bone

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Synonyms for calf bone

the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle


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Eduardo had suffered a broken left fibula- the calf bone originating from the ankle- and an open dislocation of his ankle.
She had surgery to mend the broken shin and calf bone on the Sunday and doctors in-serted a metal rod in her leg.
Others remaining in hospital, include 23-year-old Ross Jones, who has a broken leg and arm and broken bones in his neck, and 27-year-old Rhydian Hussey, who has a broken ankle and calf bone and suspected broken shoulder.
Patrick Declan Kinsella, 71, suffered a fracture of his right shin bone and calf bone after he refused to turn off the lights at Annabeg Nursing Home in Ballybrack, Co Dublin.
Dr Briggs and his team performed a pioneering operation that involved grafting bone from her calf bone, breaking it into three, and attaching it to her damaged hip joint.