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Term:
tibia midshaft endosteal cross-sectional area (CMO:0001716)
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tibia midshaft cortical cross-sectional area 
tibia midshaft endosteal cross-sectional area  
The portion of the cross-sectional area of the tibia, measured midway between the two ends of the bone, that corresponds to the area circumscribed by the endosteum, the tissue lining the medullary or marrow cavity in the shaft of a long bone, i.e. the cross-sectional area of the medullary cavity of the tibia at midshaft. The cross-sectional area of the tibia is the extent of a plane through, that is, perpendicular to the longest axis of the tibia, the medial and larger of the two bones of the lower leg of bipeds or hindlimb of quadrupeds which articulates with the femur, fibula, and talus.
tibia midshaft total cross-sectional area  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: tibia cortical bone midshaft endosteal cross-sectional area
Related Synonyms: tibial midshaft cortical endosteal area
Xrefs: MA:0001361
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Science_Dictionary_2005, PMID:20699128, Stedman:Stedmans_Medical_Dictionary

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