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tib·i·a

 (tĭb′ē-ə)
n. pl. tib·i·ae (-ē-ē′) or tib·i·as
1.
a. The inner and larger of the two bones of the lower human leg, extending from the knee to the ankle.
b. A corresponding bone in other vertebrates. Also called shinbone.
2. The fourth division of an insect's leg, between the femur and the tarsus.
3. Music An ancient flute.

[Latin tībia, pipe, shinbone.]

tib′i·al adj.

tibia

(ˈtɪbɪə)
n, pl tibiae (ˈtɪbɪˌiː) or tibias
1. (Anatomy) Also called: shinbone the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle. Compare fibula
2. (Zoology) the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
3. (Zoology) the fourth segment of an insect's leg, lying between the femur and the tarsus
[C16: from Latin: leg, pipe]
ˈtibial adj

tib•i•a

(ˈtɪb i ə)

n., pl. tib•i•ae (ˈtɪb iˌi) tib•i•as.
1. the inner of the two bones of the leg, extending from the knee to the ankle and articulating with the femur and the talus; shinbone.
2. a corresponding bone in a horse or other hoofed quadruped, extending from the stifle to the hock.
3. the fourth segment of an insect leg, between the femur and tarsus.
[1685–95; < Latin: literally, reed pipe]
tib′i•al, adj.

tib·i·a

(tĭb′ē-ə)
The larger of the two bones of the lower leg or lower portion of the hind leg. Also called shinbone. See more at skeleton.

tibia


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The shinbone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tibia - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankletibia - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
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
leg bone - a bone of the leg
Translations
ظُنْبوب: عَظْمَة السّاق
holeň
skinneben
sääriluu
sípcsont
sköflungur
blauzdikaulis
lielais lielakauls
kaval/incik kemiği

tibia

[ˈtɪbɪə] N (tibias, tibiae (pl)) [ˈtɪbɪiː]tibia f

tibia

[ˈtɪbiə] ntibia m

tibia

n pl <-s or -e> → Schienbein nt, → Tibia f (spec)

tibia

[ˈtɪbɪə] ntibia

tibia

(ˈtibiə) noun
the larger of the two bones between the knee and ankle. a broken tibia.

tibia

n tibia
References in classic literature ?
I was once, I remember, called to a patient who had received a violent contusion in his tibia, by which the exterior cutis was lacerated, so that there was a profuse sanguinary discharge; and the interior membranes were so divellicated, that the os or bone very plainly appeared through the aperture of the vulnus or wound.
The left tibia much splintered, as well as all the ribs of the left side.
However, the right-back's evening was cut short after a dreadful challenge from Neil Taylor with the Blues' star suffering a broken tibia and fibula, receiving oxygen as he was carried off the pitch.
However, the right-back's evening was cut short after a dreadful challenge from Neil Taylor with the Blues star suffering a broken tibia and fibula, receiving oxygen as he was carried off the pitch.
7) Las fracturas del tercio distal de la tibia son especiales ya que tienen cobertura muscular empobrecida, asi como escasos tejidos blandos; con la consiguiente disminucion de la vascularizacion lo cual puede conducir a complicaciones como la no union, pseudoartrosis, union osea retrasada, infeccion, rigidez articular, dolor a la movilizacion.
01) the concentrations of Ca and P in the tibia of growing broiler chickens, but had no effects on tibia ash contents and breaking strength (Table 3).
In this study, we would like to assess the role of hybrid external fixator of juxta-articular fracture of proximal and distal tibia.
Keywords: Insufficiency fracture; radiological evaluation; stress fracture; tibia.
Conclusion: Open diaphysial tibial fractures of gustilo type IIIB in the middle third of tibia were common in males of age group 31-40 years.
The adult tibia ranges from in length from [less than or equal to] 30 cm to 47 cm.
Shin splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome (tibial periostitis), is characterized by diffuse tenderness in distal third of the tibia posteromedially6.