interosseus membrane

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interosseus membrane was in 1801

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“Interosseus membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interosseus%20membrane. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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