Translation of tibia in Spanish:

tibia

tibia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɪbɪə//ˈtɪbiə/

noun

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    tibia feminine
    • Miss Rowley, 29, broke her tibia and fibula bones and underwent two operations which resulted in her left leg being half an inch shorter than the right.
    • However, as a 4 year old he had a fractured tibia and fibula.
    • The cause of Blount disease is unknown, but it causes abnormal growth at the top of the tibia bone by the knee joint.
    • The earliest members of the group had two separate leg bones, the tibia and fibula, just like humans.
    • Bruce Latimer, director of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in Ohio, said an ankle bone and tibia discovered at the site proves the creature walked upright.
    • X-rays later revealed that both the tibia and fibula bones in Marcus's right leg fractured.
    • The kneecap is then moved across to the outer side of the knee to expose the knee joint behind it, between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone).