[ US /ˈtɪbiə, ˈtɪbjə/ ]
[ UK /tˈɪbiɐ/ ]
  1. the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
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How To Use tibia In A Sentence

  • The proximal tibia is the most common site followed by the femur, fibula, and ischium.
  • Petrum: Alij veniunt cum chorda ad collum, alij cum manibus retro ligatis, alij cum cultello in brachio vel tibia defixo, et si post peregrinationem fiat brachium marcidum, illum reputant sanctum, et benè cum Deo suo. The Journal of Friar Odoric
  • The medial and lateral portions of the tendon of the Quadriceps pass down on either side of the patella, to be inserted into the upper extremity of the tibia on either side of the tuberosity; these portions merge into the capsule, as stated above, forming the medial and lateral patellar retinacula. III. Syndesmology. 7b. The Knee-joint
  • Radiographs are usually negative; rarely, they show avulsion of the apophysis at the tibial tuberosity.
  • Twelve distal femoral condyles, proximal tibial condyles, and patellae were harvested; all soft tissue was removed.
  • The remains include a complete tibia and shoulder blade, as well as parts of a femur, ribs, vertebrae, collarbone and pelvis, as well as an ankle bone.
  • It becomes superficial and descends with the great saphenous vein along the medial border of the tibia as far as the middle of the instep.
  • The differential diagnosis includes venous stasis dermatitis, pretibial myxedema, filariasis, and ichthyosis.
  • It is also unknown whether all patients with clinical symptoms or only those with diffuse scintigraphic uptake have a localized low tibial bone mineral density.
  • On the anterior surface toward the upper end of the tibia is the tibial tuberosity which is also an attachment point for the patellar ligament.
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