tibial tuberosity

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tib·i·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
an oval elevation on the anterior surface of the tibia about 3 cm distal to the articular surface, giving attachment at its distal part to the patellar ligament.
Synonym(s): tuberositas tibiae [TA]
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tib·i·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

(tib'ē-ăl tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
The protuberance at the anterior proximal tibia on which the patellar tendon inserts.
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Patella ligament (patella tendon)--This consists of the central portion of the tendon of Quadriceps femoris continuing from the patella down to the tuberosity of the tibia. It is a strong, flat, ligamentous band, about 8 cm long.