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Medical Term:

tibiofibular syndesmosis


Definition: the fibrous union of the tibia and fibula consisting of the interosseous membrane and the anterior, interosseous and posterior tibiofibular ligaments at the distal extremities of the bones.

Synonym(s): syndesmosis tibiofibularisTA, distal tibiofibular joint, inferior tibiofibular joint, tibiofibular articulation2

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