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  • Coxa, trochanter, femur, patella, tibia, metatarsus, and tarsus.†   (source)
  • The main body of the chandelier was formed by spinal columns, fused together; femurs and tibias dripped like decoration from the arms of the fixture, which swooped up to cradle human skulls, each holding a massive taper.†   (source)
  • Fitzgerald right now instead of dealing with a broken tibia and some cracked ribs.†   (source)
  • One day her weakened leg gave way; she fell and broke the lower bone, the tibia, which never mended.†   (source)
  • The doctor gave Tom a shot to ease the pain, made a thorough examination and said, "The tibia's broken.†   (source)
  • It was a simple break of the tibia, with no danger of infection.†   (source)
  • The gymnast has bone spurs that cause extreme pain by digging into her tibia.
  • I learned that insects are arthropods and that they have tibias too!†   (source)
  • A bit of humerus and tibia.†   (source)
  • Furthermore, each leg of mine has seven sections—the coxa, the trochanter, the femur, the patella, the tibia, the metatarsus, and the tarsus.†   (source)
  • She was a patient there for fourteen months, during which she underwent three major operations: the first, not very successful, to help restore her thigh; the second to free her knee; and the third to rebreak her tibia and fibula and set them in something like their original alignment.†   (source)
  • Haut und sichtbare Schleimhiiute massig durchblutet und kein Oedema', noting that she was a medium— sized female patient in good general health; that she had a compound fracture of the left tibia, with swelling of the left lower leg; that her skin and visible mucous membranes were heavily spotted with petechiae, which are haemorrhages about the size of grains of rice, or even as big as soya beans; and, in addition, that her head, eyes, throat, lungs, and heart were apparently normal;…†   (source)
  • The left tibia much splintered, as well as all the ribs of the left side.†   (source)
  • Let me touch in devotion your pulsing femoral artery where it emerges at the top of your thigh and then divides farther down into the two arteries of the tibia!†   (source)
  • I was once, I remember, called to a patient who had received a violent contusion in his tibia, by which the exterior cutis was lacerated, so that there was a profuse sanguinary discharge; and the interior membranes were so divellicated, that the os or bone very plainly appeared through the aperture of the vulnus or wound.†   (source)
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