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noun as in shin

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He missed almost all of July with a stress reaction in his right tibia, returned for one appearance and was sent down to the Class AAA Rochester Red Wings.

An x-ray two hours later confirms my hunch: my tibia (the big bone behind the shin) is snapped clean in two.

With a single powerful blow of a starting-bar the Rough Red broke one of the bones of his tibia.

On the tibia of the first pair of legs are two long special sensory hairs set in little pits.

As an adaptation to saltation the tibia would elongate at the expense of the femur and the index would be more than 100.

In a moth called the ghost (Hepialus Humuli), the posterior tibia of the male is densely bearded, but not of the female.

A coronet or semicoronet of fixed spines observable at the apex of the posterior Tibia in Fulgora candelaria, &c.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tibia, such as: crus, shank, shinbone, and cnemis.

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