tibial nerve

noun

Medical Definition of tibial nerve

: the large nerve in the back of the leg that is a continuation of the sciatic nerve and terminates at the medial malleolus in the lateral and medial plantar nerves

called also medial popliteal nerve

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tibialis posticus

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“Tibial nerve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tibial%20nerve. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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