Tibial tuberosity - Tuberositas tibiae

Description

Narrow below the anterio surface of condyle of tibia, where it ends in a large oblong elevation, is the tibial tuberosity, which gives attachment to the ligamentum patellæ; a bursa intervenes between the deep surface of the ligament and the part of the bone immediately above the tuberosity.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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