posterior surface of tibia

pos·te·ri·or sur·face of tib·i·a

[TA]
the aspect of the tibia that, with the posterior surface of the fibula and the interosseous membrane, forms the anterior boundary of the posterior compartment of the leg.
Synonym(s): facies posterior tibiae [TA]
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Most anterior (deepest) muscle of deep posterior (plantar flexor) compartment of leg; origin, soleal line and posterior surface of tibia, the head and shaft of the fibula between the medial crest and interosseous border, and the posterior surface of interosseous membrane; insertion, navicular, three cuneiform, cuboid, and second, third, and fourth metatarsal bones; action, plantar flexion and inversion of foot; nerve supply, tibial.

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