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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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8],[9] In addition, the tibial component inclination may affect the contact stress and load percentage in the lateral compartment.
The tibial nerve can be subjected to stretch during the lower limb movements or different limb positions; specially, ankle joint dorsiflexion and inversion of the foot.
Mikel Gray included a case study in which the patient received percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) as part of the plan of treatment of incontinence for a 78-year-old female patient.
His previous radiograph showed an improved right distal tibial fracture line (Figure 3).
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5 per 100,000 with 40% occurring at the tibial diaphysis.
11,12) The medial head provides excellent coverage of the tibial metaphysis.
The tibial stress related injuries account for up to 75% of patients with lower extremity pain2-4.
Distal tibial development is dependent on fibular growth, and restricted distal fibular growth can be associated with restrained lateral distal tibial growth and the development of a valgus ankle.
The protocol recommended that three sites should be tested for each of the nerves commonly affected in leprosy, namely the median, ulnar, radial cutaneous, sural and posterior tibial nerves.
Secondly, checking for tibial torsion, each leg was flexed 90 degrees at the knee.