Medial groove of tibial cochlea - Medial groove of tibial cochlea

Description

The distal extremity of the tibia carries the cochlea, which consists of an intermediate ridge (central ridge) bordered by the medial and lateral grooves.

The central ridge is orientated in a sagittal direction in most domestic species, but in the horse is orientated craniolaterally.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition - Horst Erich König, Hans-Georg Liebich - Schattauer - ISBN-13: 978-3794528332

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