tibiae were called pares or impares according as they were or were not of the same length and key.
Under the stimulus of a straw, I see her legs move a little, especially the lower joints, the tibiae and tarsi.
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tibiae, feet and the femoral patagium reddish marbled with white.
Four kinds of flutes are mentioned as used by him: tibiae pares, impares, sarranae, and duae dextrae (see note p. 45).
The skeleton is complete down to the distal ends of the tibiae; the more distal bones are in the skin.
Ears: organs of hearing, as on the first tibiae or on the first abdominal segment of some Trichoptera.
The bulk of the dissociated bone consisted of tibiae or femora.
In the second burial most of the two tibiae and parts of both femora remained, their position strongly suggesting flexure.
Messrs. Newton and Gadow describe this species from four metatarsi, three tibiae, and two humeri.
lower leg bone, 1726, from Latin tibia "shinbone," also "pipe, flute," in which sense it originally came into English (1540s). Of unknown origin. The Latin plural is tibiæ.
tibia tib·i·a (tĭb'ē-ə)
n. pl. tib·i·as or tib·i·ae (-ē-ē')
The inner and larger of the two bones of the lower leg, extending from the knee to the ankle, and articulating with the femur, fibula, and talus. Also called shinbone.
The larger of the two bones of the lower leg or lower portion of the hind leg. See more at skeleton.