Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 31 On the Tibia and Fibula

Epiphyses of the tibia and fibula

An epiphysis attaches to the tibia and fibula above and below; 16 the upper epiphysis of the tibia (the epiphyses of the tibia are A, B in figs. 1 and 3, D in 1 and 3; of the fibula, C in 1 and 5, E in 1 and 5) is quite thick and wide, but thicker in the anterior part, and is seen to run downward (B in figs. 1, 3) in the anterior region of the tibia more than in the posterior.



Book One -- The things that sustain and support the entire body, and what braces and attaches them all. [the bones and the ligaments that interconnect them] | Chapter 31 On the Tibia and Fibula