Cnemial
Cnemial Cne"mi*al, a. [Gr. ? the tibia.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the shin bone. [1913 Webster]

{Cnemial crest}, a crestlike prominence on the proximal end of the tibia of birds and some reptiles. [1913 Webster]


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  • cnemial — Relating to the leg, especially to the shin. [G. kneme, leg] * * * cne·mi·al nē mē əl adj relating to the shin or shinbone …   Medical dictionary

  • cnemial — adj. of the cnemis, of the shin (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cnemial — cne·mi·al …   English syllables

  • cnemial — ˈnēmēəl adjective Etymology: Greek knēmē shin + English ial : relating to the shin or shinbone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cnemial crest — Cnemial Cne mi*al, a. [Gr. ? the tibia.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the shin bone. [1913 Webster] {Cnemial crest}, a crestlike prominence on the proximal end of the tibia of birds and some reptiles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cnemial crest — The cnemial crest is a crestlike prominence located at the front side of the head of the tibiotarsus or tibia in the legs of running species, many mammals, birds, some reptiles, and dinosaurs. The main extensor muscle of the thigh is attached to… …   Wikipedia

  • cnemial crest — …   Useful english dictionary

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