posterior surface of tibia

pos·te·ri·or sur·face of tib·i·a

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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