interosseus membrane

noun

Definition of interosseus membrane

anatomy
: either of two thin, strong sheets of fibrous tissue:
a : one extending between and connecting the shafts of the radius and ulna
b : one extending between and connecting the shafts of the tibia and fibula

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First Known Use of interosseus membrane

1801, in the meaning defined above

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“Interosseus membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interosseus%20membrane. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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