Tuberosity of the tibia

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Bone: Tuberosity of the tibia
Lateral aspect of right leg. (Tuberosity of tibia labeled at center right.)
Upper surface of right tibia. (Tuberosity labeled at top.)
Latin tuberositas tibiae
Gray's subject #61 256
/ Elsevier

Narrow below where the anterior surfaces of the condyles of the tibia end in a large oblong elevation, the tuberosity of the tibia, which gives attachment to the ligamentum patellae.

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