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tibialis

Saltos de línea: tibi|alis
Pronunciación: /ˌtɪbɪˈeɪlɪs
 
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Definición de tibialis en inglés:

sustantivo

Anatomy
Any of several muscles and tendons in the calf of the leg concerned with movements of the foot.
Example sentences
  • Jogging works both aspects of the calf muscle on the push-off and hammers the tibialis anterior (shin muscle) as the leg decelerates at landing.
  • The tibialis anterior is particularly important for this action during walking: ‘footdrop’ is the consequence of damage to its nerve supply.
  • Several months after transplantation the tibialis anterior was injured by an injection.

Origen

late 19th century: from Latin, 'relating to the shin bone'.

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