Definition of Tibialis anticus

1. Noun. A muscle running from the tibia to the first metatarsal and cuneiform bones.

Exact synonyms: Tibialis Anterior
Generic synonyms: Musculus Tibialis, Tibialis, Tibialis Muscle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tibialis Anticus

tibial border of foot
tibial bowing
tibial collateral ligament
tibial communicating nerve
tibial crest
tibial intertendinous bursa
tibial nerve
tibial phenomenon
tibial tuberosity
tibial vein
tibiale posticum
tibialis anterior
tibialis anticus (current term)
tibialis muscle
tibialis posterior
tibialis posticus
tibio-talar slant
tibiocalcaneal ligament
tibiocalcaneal part of deltoid ligament
tibiofemoral index

Literary usage of Tibialis anticus

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)
"tibialis anticus. Extensor longus digitorum. ... The tibialis anticus is situated on the outer side of the tibia; it is thick and fleshy at its upper part, ..."

2. The Anatomy of the Human Body .. by John Bell, Charles Bell (1802)
"... again lie under the tibialis anticus, or at leaf t their heads are under it, and their bellies only appear from under it about the middle of the leg. ..."

3. A Text Book of Anatomy, and Guide in Dissections: For the Use of Students of by Washington R. Handy (1854)
"Turn aside the integument, and then the fascia, when the muscles will be exposed. The tibialis anticus (Fig. 251) arises fleshy from the head ..."

4. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1895)
"This led me to conclude that it was the innermost muscle of the group, viz., the tibialis anticus, which was mostly, if not solely, involved ; this muscle, ..."

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