Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of tibia.

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Examples

  • Ancestral ball-rolling behaviour shared by other canthonine species is abandoned, and the head, hind tibiae and pygidium of D. valgum are modified for novel functions during millipede predation.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The pretty college graduate is now lying in bed, clearly still in considerable pain three days after a doctor sawed through the flesh and bone below her knee to insert what looks an awful lot like knitting needles through the length of her tibiae.

    Leslie Goldman: Talk About A Napoleon Complex

  • By plotting the lengths of femora, tibiae and metatarsi onto ternary diagrams, Daniel Elvidge and David Unwin found that pterosaurs occupied a tight, compact group of data points within morphospace, and a ‘data cloud’ similar in size to that occupied by bats.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Around us, I noticed with a shiver, lay femurs and tibiae, fi nger bones and ribs.

    Going Coastal

  • Vita ejus Puellae, amore septuagenarius senex usque ad insaniam correptus, multis liberis susceptis: multi non sine pudore conspexerunt senem et philosophum podagricium, non sine risu saltantem ad tibiae modos.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • When the os tibiae, having made a wound at the knee, has protruded through the skin, whether the dislocation be outward or inward, in such a case, if the bone be reduced, death will be even more speedy than in the other cases, although speedy also in them.

    On The Articulations

  • The dinosaur remains - which include a skull, both thigh bones and both tibiae shin bones - were unearthed from rocks in the Hell Creek Formation of eastern Montana, US.

    Did T-Rex taste just like chicken? - The Panda's Thumb

  • Several birds were found by Dr. Kirk to have marrow in the tibiae, though these bones are generally described as hollow.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • The sheep and goat remains consist almost exclusively of hind limb elements (pelves, femora, tibiae, and anklebones).

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Subsistence Studies Report 3

  • The meat-bearing parts of the fore - and hind legs (represented by scapulae, humeri, radii, ulnae, pelves, femora and tibiae) and the axial skeleton (vertebrae and ribs) were less frequently present.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Subsistence Studies Report 2

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