sustantivo (plural tibiae /-bɪiː/ or tibias)Anatomy
- 1The inner and typically larger of the two bones between the knee and the ankle (or the equivalent joints in other terrestrial vertebrates), parallel with the fibula.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The cause of Blount disease is unknown, but it causes abnormal growth at the top of the tibia bone by the knee joint.
- Bruce Latimer, director of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in Ohio, said an ankle bone and tibia discovered at the site proves the creature walked upright.
- The kneecap is then moved across to the outer side of the knee to expose the knee joint behind it, between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone).
- 1.1 Zoology The tibiotarsus of a bird.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- A bird with a broken tibia popped off her own cast after a week.
- Severely affected birds may have a marked bowing of the tibia, be reluctant to move, and have a stilted gait.
- The bird's tibia (lower leg bone) has been fused with some of the upper bones of the foot to form the tibiotarsus.
- 1.2 Entomology The fourth segment of the leg of an insect, between the femur and the tarsus.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- In addition to the pretarsus, tarsus, tibia and femur, insects have two proximal (closer to the body) segments not shown in the figure.
- Both sexes have a pair of ‘spurs’ on each hind leg where the tibia, or fourth leg segment, joins the tarsus, or foot.
- The claw is closeable over its entire length and the prey is fixed between the femur (upper arm) and the tibia (lower arm) of the insect leg.
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- The most common fracture was patellar fracture, followed by fractures of the tibial spine and proximal tibia.
- When aligned, the surgeon drilled into the medullary canal of the tibia and seated the tibial prosthesis.
- One patient did require revision of the tibial tubercle osteotomy because of traumatic displacement.
late Middle English: from Latin, 'shin bone'.
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