Definitions for tibial

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tib•i•aˈtɪb i ə; ˈtɪb iˌi(n.)(pl.)tib•i•ae; 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.

    Category: Anatomy

  2. a corresponding bone in a horse or other hoofed quadruped, extending from the stifle to the hock.

    Category: Zoology

  3. the fourth segment of an insect leg, between the femur and tarsus.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of tibia:

1685–95; < L: lit., reed pipe


Princeton's WordNet

  1. tibial(adj)

    relating to or located near a tibia


  1. tibial(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a tibia or a structure associated with a tibia, as with tibial plateau.

  2. Origin: From tibialis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tibial(adj)

    of or pertaining to a tibia

  2. Tibial(adj)

    of or pertaining to a pipe or flute

  3. Tibial(noun)

    a tibial bone; a tibiale


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