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Related to Cnemial: Cnemial crest, reocclusion


a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to the shin bone.
Cnemial crest
a crestlike prominence on the proximal end of the tibia of birds and some reptiles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The strong positive allometric pattern (b= 0.57) in the proximal region of the tibiotarsus (Tia), as in the study of the greater rhea (Picasso), should be related to the enlargement and expansion of the cnemial crests and crista patellaris.
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