Tibial tuberosity - Tuberositas tibiae


On the proximal extremity of the tibia is a cranial elevation called the tibial tuberosity. In pigs and horses, medially to the tibial tuberosity, is the groove of tibial tuberosity, for attachment of the patellar ligament (intermediate patellar ligament in horses).

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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