Meaning of tibia
Pronunciation: (tib'ē-u), [key]
— pl. tib•i•ae tib•i•as.
- the inner of the two bones of the leg, that extend from the knee to the ankle and articulate with the femur and the talus; shinbone. See diag. under
- a corresponding bone in a horse or other hoofed quadruped, extending from the stifle to the hock.
- (in insects) the fourth segment of the leg, between the femur and tarsus. See diag. undercoxa.
- tibia (Thesaurus)