Definition of Tibialis
1. Noun. Either of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibia; provides for movement of the foot.
Generic synonyms: Skeletal Muscle, Striated Muscle
Group relationships: Leg
Specialized synonyms: Tibialis Anterior, Tibialis Anticus, Tibialis Posterior, Tibialis Posticus
Medical Definition of Tibialis
1. Synonym: tibial. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Tibialis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"... with the Soleus and tendo Achillis, from which it is separated by the deep transverse fascia; by its deep surface, with the fibula, tibialis ..."
2. The Anatomy of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1802)
"OF THE THREE ARTERIES OF THE LEG AND FOOT. THE three arteries are, the tibialis antica, going on the forepart of the leg ; the tibialis ..."
3. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"Amongst the numerous branches, given off by the tibialis antica, may be distinguished — the ... tibialis GRACILIS, Plantar muscle. tibialis POSTI'CBS ..."
4. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"The three arteries are, the tibialis antica, going on the fore part of the leg ; the tibialis postica, passing deep along the back part of the leg ; and the ..."
5. The Dissectors' Manual of Practical and Surgical Anatomy by Erasmus Wilson (1854)
"At the inner malleolus, the relation of the tendons is, tibialis ... is an extensor of the tarsu« upon the leg, and an antagonist to die tibialis anticus. ..."