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Tibia

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

References

Standring S. Knee and leg. In: Standring S, ed. Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. 42nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2021:chap 78.

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    The skeleton consists of groups of bones which protect and move the body.

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    • Skeleton

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      The skeleton consists of groups of bones which protect and move the body.

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