tibia

Part of speech: noun

The inner one of the two bones of the leg below the knee.

Part of speech: adjective

Tibial.

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Usage examples "tibia":

  1. From this place the two arteries diverge in their descent; the peronaeal being directed along the inner border of the fibula towards the back of the outer ankle; while the posterior tibial, approaching the inner side of the tibia, courses towards the back of the inner ankle. - "Surgical Anatomy", Joseph Maclise.
  2. M M M. The tibia. - "Surgical Anatomy", Joseph Maclise.