tibialis


tibialis
SYN: tibial. [L.]

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tib·i·a·lis .tib-ē-'ā-ləs n, pl tib·i·a·les -(.)lēz either of two muscles of the calf of the leg:
a) a muscle arising chiefly from the lateral condyle and part of the shaft of the tibia, inserting by a long tendon into the first cuneiform and first metatarsal bones, and acting to flex the foot dorsally and to invert it called also tibialis anterior, tibialis anticus
b) a deeply situated muscle that arises from the tibia and fibula, interosseous membrane, and intermuscular septa, that is inserted by a tendon passing under the medial malleolus into the navicular and first cuneiform bones, and that flexes the foot in the direction of the sole and tends to invert it called also tibialis posterior, tibialis posticus

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n.
either of two muscles in the leg, extending from the tibia to the metatarsal bones of the foot. The tibialis anterior turns the foot inwards and flexes the toes backwards. Situated behind it, the tibialis posterior extends the toes and inverts the foot.

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tib·i·a·lis (tib″e-aґlis) [TA] tibial.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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