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]


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