Relating to the anterior portion of the leg; denoting especially certain muscles.

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pre·tib·i·al -'tib-ē-əl adj lying or occurring anterior to the tibia <a \pretibial skin rash>

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pre·tib·i·al (pre-tibґe-əl) in front of the tibia.

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  • Pretibial — Pre*tib i*al, a. (Anat.) Situated in front of the tibia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pretibial — Relativo o perteneciente a la zona de la pierna situada por delante de la tibia. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • prétibial — prétibial, ale (pré ti bi al, a l ) adj. Terme d anatomie. Qui est situé à la face antérieure du tibia. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Pré..., préfixe, et tibia …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • pretibial — (ˈ)prē+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pre + tibial : lying or occurring in front of the tibia a pretibial skin rash pretibial edema * * * adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • pretibial — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • pretibial — pre·tibial …   English syllables

  • pretibial fever — n a rare infectious disease that is characterized by an eruption in the pretibial region, headache, backache, malaise, chills, and fever and that is caused by a spirochete of the genus Leptospira (L. interrogans autumnalis) * * * a type of… …   Medical dictionary

  • pretibial myxedema — n myxedema characterized primarily by a mucoid edema in the pretibial area * * * localized myxedema associated with hyperthyroidism and exophthalmos, typically found on the anterior (pretibial) surface of the legs; the mucin deposits appearing as …   Medical dictionary

  • Pretibial myxedema — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 25147 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|242.9 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = derm eMedicineTopic = 347 MeshID = Pretibial Myxedema is an infiltrative dermopathy, resulting as a rare… …   Wikipedia

  • pretibial fever — noun : a disease characterized by an eruption in the pretibial region, headache, backache, malaise, chills, and fever, and believed to be caused by a virus …   Useful english dictionary

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