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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 6: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The left tibia seen from the anterior or volar surface.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The left tibia seen from the anterior or volar surface.

a) Medial condyle.
b) Lateral condyle.
c) Medial condylar cavity.
d) Lateral condylar cavity.
e) Intercondylar eminence (insertion for cruciate ligaments).
f) Superfical peroneal glenoid (socket) (for the fibular head).
g) Tibial spine s tuberosity (insertion site for patellar ligament).
h) Tibial body.
i) Tibial crest (sharp anterior edge).
k) Fibular notch (for the lower end of the fibula).
l) Articular fossa for the talus.
m) Medial malleolus (with two rims, one for the tendons of mm tibialis posterior and flexor digitorum longus, and the other for m flexor hallucis longus).
n) Inner (medial) surface (for m extensor digitorum longus, peroneus longus, and peroneus brevis.

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