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the prominent anterior edge of the tibia and lower leg.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
an·te·ri·or bor·der of tib·i·a[TA]
the sharp subcutaneous ridge of the tibia that extends from the tuberosity to the anterior part of the medial malleolus.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
a. The front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle.
b. The shinbone.
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1. The anterior aspect of the leg, from knee to ankle.
2. Synonym(s): anterior border of tibia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
shinThe front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle. The surface of the TIBIA that lies close under the skin.
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