hyperplatycnemic

adjective
hy·​per·​platy·​cne·​mic | \ -ˌplat-i(k)-ˈnē-mik How to pronounce hyperplatycnemic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperplatycnemic

of a tibia
: much flattened laterally with a platycnemic index of less than 55

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