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tibia:

see legleg,
one of the paired limbs of an animal used for support of the body and for locomotion. Properly, the human leg is that portion of the extremity between the foot and the thigh. This section of the human leg contains two long bones, the tibia and the fibula.
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Tibia

 

in arthropods, a segment of the leg that is movably joined to the femur (in insects) or the patella (in arachnids) and bears the tarsus on its end. usually segmented.

tibia

[′tib·ē·ə]
(anatomy)
The larger of the two leg bones, articulating with the femur, fibula, and talus.

tibia

1. the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
3. the fourth segment of an insect's leg, lying between the femur and the tarsus
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Las fracturas de tibia distal en si son de mal pronostico para el resultado funcional del tobillo y empeora el resultado funcional con la demora en el procedimiento quirurgico.
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An unusual stress fracture: Bilateral posterior longitudinal stress fracture of tibia.
Location of the fracture was; proximal, middle and distal third of tibia.
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The soleus muscle contains two heads, one that originates on the posterior aspect of the tibia, and the other which originates on the posterior aspect of the fibula.
Middle third of tibia is the commonest site prone to stress fracture and overall right lower limb is more frequently involved as compared to left in all stress induced injuries.
Tibio Talar Joint Posterior Tibia on Talus (Ankle Tug)
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Tibia one of the medial leg bone also called shin bone.
5) Proximal tibia resection was performed by putting the standard proximal tibia cutting guide for standard conventional TKA (Zimmer) in front of the proximal tibia with the full tibia anterior dislocation.
He said that a website of NCT has been launched so now results of tibia colleges and any other information regarding NCT will be available on it.