Medical Dictionary

tibia

noun tib·ia \ˈtib-ē-ə\
plural tib·i·ae \-ē-ˌē, -ē-ˌī\ also tib·i·as

Definition of TIBIA

:  the inner and usually larger of the two bones of the leg between the knee and ankle that articulates above with the femur and below with the talus—called also shinbone

Illustration of TIBIA

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