tibial tuberosity

(redirected from tuberositas tibiae)

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]

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Borch-Madsen, "On symmetrical bilateral fracture of the tuberositas tibiae and eminentia intercondyloidea," Acta Orthopaedica, vol.

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