tuberosity of the tibia


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tuberosity of the tibia

a large oblong elevation at the proximal end of the tibia to which the ligament of the patella attaches.
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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.