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Tibia

  • Definition
    • The tibia is the larger of 2 long bones in the lower leg. It is sometimes called the shin bone.

  • References
    • Silverstein JA, Moeller JL, Hutchinson MR. Common issues in orthopedics. In: Rakel RE, Rakel DP, eds. Textbook of Family Medicine. 9th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 30.