tibia

tibia, gen and pl. tibiae (tib´e-a, tib´e-e) [NA]

The medial and larger of the two bones of the leg, articulating with the femur, fibula, and talus.shank bone (2), shin bone; [L. the large shinbone]
saber t. deformity of the t. occurring in tertiary syphilis or yaws, the bone having a marked forward convexity as a result of the formation of gummas and periostitis.
t. val´ga genu valgum
t. va´ra genu varum

 

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