Tibiae
Tibia Tib"i*a, n.; pl. {Tibi[ae]}. [L.] 1. (Anat.) The inner, or preaxial, and usually the larger, of the two bones of the leg or hind limb below the knee. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The fourth joint of the leg of an insect. See Illust. under {Coleoptera}, and under {Hexapoda}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Antiq.) A musical instrument of the flute kind, originally made of the leg bone of an animal. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tibiae — The tibiae were double reed shawms, usually played paired, and are considered the national instruments of ancient Rome.Reference*cite web|quote=The tibiae (is) an instrument that may be characterized as the national instrument of the… …   Wikipedia

  • tibiae — tib·i·a || tɪbɪə n. bone in the lower leg …   English contemporary dictionary

  • TIBIAE Pares et Impares — quarum frequens apud Auctores priscos mentio, quibusdam a magnitudinis aequalitate, aut inaequalitate, nomen accepêre. Alii singulares tibias seu μοναύλους impares, geminas autem pares dictas, existimavêre, ut vidimus. Nonnullis pares fuêre… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Tuberositas tibiae — Das Schienbein (lat. Tibia) ist neben dem Wadenbein (Fibula) einer der beiden Knochen des Unterschenkels. Das Schienbein ist der kräftigere der beiden Knochen und ein typischer Röhrenknochen. Schienbein Vorderseite …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tuberositas-tibiae-Avulsion — Die Tuberositas tibiae Avulsion (Syn. Apophysennekrose der Tuberositas tibae) ist eine aseptische Erkrankung des Knochens bei jungen Haushunden. Dabei kommt es zu einer Nekrose und häufig zu einer Ablösung (Avulsion) der Schienbeinbeule… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • arteria nutricia tibiae — [TA] nutrient tibial artery: origin, posterior tibial artery; branches, none; distribution, tibia. Called also nutrient artery of tibia and a. nutriens tibiae [TA alternative] …   Medical dictionary

  • arteria nutriens tibiae — TA alternative for a. nutricia tibiae …   Medical dictionary

  • DACTYLICAE Tibiae — ad ὑπορχήματα olim adhibitae, sicut Spondaicae ad hymnos Deorum, inaequalia habuêre intervalla, qualia sunt in temporibus dactyli pedis, unde iis nomen. Iul. Caes. Scalig. Poetic. l. 1. c. 20. Inventum autem dactylus Idaeorum Dactylorum dicitur… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • DEXTRAE Tibiae — Vide infra ubi de Tibiis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • PUELLATORIAE Tibiae — apud Solin. c. 5. Thermitanis locis Insula est arundinum ferax, quae accommodatismae sunt in omnem sonum tibiarum: seu praecentorias facias seu vascas seu puellatorias, quibus a sone clariore vocamen datur: sive gingrinas etc. inSchedis Palatinis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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