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Descriptor English: Tibia
Descriptor Spanish: Tibia
Descriptor tibia
Scope note: Segundo hueso más largo del esqueleto. Se localiza en el lado medial de la extremidad inferior, se articula lateralmente con el PERONÉ o fíbula, distalmente con el ASTRÁGALO, y proximalmente con el FÉMUR.
Descriptor Portuguese: Tíbia
Descriptor French: Tibia
Entry term(s): Tibias
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.043.650.883
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013977
Scope note: The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
Annotation: /blood supply: consider also TIBIAL ARTERIES; /inj: consider also TIBIAL FRACTURES; avoid TIBIA /metab, TIBIA /chem, etc. when BONE AND BONES /metab, etc. is meant; tibia vara: index under TIBIA (IM) + BONE DISEASES, DEVELOPMENTAL (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14364
Unique ID: D013977
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Tibia - Preferred
Concept UI M0021510
Scope note The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
Preferred term Tibia
Entry term(s) Tibias



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