Articular facet - Facies articularis capitis fibulae

Images

Description

The head of fibula presents above a flattened articular surface, the articular facet, directed upward, forward, and medialward, for articulation with a corresponding surface on the lateral condyle of the tibia.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Fibula > Head of fibula > Articular facet

Translations