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Definition of "tibiae" [tibiae]

  • Plural form of tibia. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tibiae" in a sentence
  • "Ancestral ball-rolling behaviour shared by other canthonine species is abandoned, and the head, hind tibiae and pygidium of D. valgum are modified for novel functions during millipede predation."
  • "The pretty college graduate is now lying in bed, clearly still in considerable pain three days after a doctor sawed through the flesh and bone below her knee to insert what looks an awful lot like knitting needles through the length of her tibiae."
  • "By plotting the lengths of femora, tibiae and metatarsi onto ternary diagrams, Daniel Elvidge and David Unwin found that pterosaurs occupied a tight, compact group of data points within morphospace, and a ‘data cloud’ similar in size to that occupied by bats."