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- adj. , Of, pertaining to, or joining the tibia and the femur
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Common to the tibia and the femur; femorotibial.
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The unicompartmental knee resurfacing devices are designed for patients with arthritic damage isolated to either the medical or lateral tibiofemoral compartment of the knee, with little to no damage in the patellofemoral compartment.
"The extended posterior flange of this device safely accommodates tibiofemoral contact of flexion up to 155°," says Dr. Maltry.