musculus tibialis


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Noun1.musculus tibialis - either of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibiamusculus tibialis - either of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibia; provides for movement of the foot
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
tibialis anterior, tibialis anticus - a muscle running from the tibia to the first metatarsal and cuneiform bones
tibialis posterior, tibialis posticus - a deep muscle of the leg
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During motor examination, the left lower extremity muscle strength was globally 5/5, while the right lower extremity muscle strength was as follows: musculus tibialis anterior 1/5, musculus extensor hallucis longus 1/5, and other muscle groups 5/5.
PC-based four-channel electroneuromyograph (NEURO-MVP4, Neurosoft, Russian Federation) with global lead of potential oscillations from the motor point of a muscle was used to assess electrobiological activity (EBA) of the crural muscles, such as, musculus gastrocnemius (calf muscle) and musculus tibialis anterior (anterior tibial muscle).
The area of the scans of the tibia in the upper, middle, and lower thirds, and the area of the musculus tibialis anterior in the middle third of the lower leg were measured by means of a cursor and a special CT program.

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