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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.
Los siguientes casos corresponden a pacientes menores de edad, quienes se encontraban en estudio prequirurgico y genetico de la hemimelia del perone o la tibia en el Hospital Universitario San Ignacio en los ultimos 4 anos.
After analysis of the patient's history and plain radiographs, surgical intervention was recommended to prevent pathologic fracture of the tibia and/or bone bowing.
The location of NF is considered as point of initiation for longitudinal stress fractures, commonly in the tibia and less commonly in the femur, fibula, and patella bones (7).
The concentration of Ca and P were 10.60, 9.47 and 11.43 mg/dL and 5.76, 4.91 and 7.11 mg/dL in blood serum and 32.61, 31.36 and 32.83% and 16.57, 15.92 and 16.60% in tibia bone of chicks fed rations I, II and III, respectively.
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.
Radiographs showed a malunited fracture on the middle third left tibia in 20-degrees varus, 15-degrees apex anterior angulation with a 1 cm anterior translation of distal segment, 20-degrees internal rotation and 1.5 cm shortening.
The distal end was curved externally about 15 degrees and the right limb plate was given a counterclockwise contortion of about 20 degrees (clockwise contortion for the left limb) to adapt with the distal anatomical shape of tibia. Contoured template from normal side was used as guide.
* Cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL)--This ligament provides front-to-back stability (and a tiny bit of rotational stability) between the femur and tibia in the knee joint.