transtibial

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

trans- +‎ tibial

AdjectiveEdit

transtibial (not comparable)

  1. Through the tibia.
    • 2015 May 10, Romain Seil, Frederick K Weitz, Dietrich Pape, “Surgical-experimental principles of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with open growth plates”, in Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics[1], volume 2, DOI:10.1186/s40634-015-0027-z:
      The angle between the inclination of the drill and the femoral tunnel with transtibial drilling is approximately 25°, whereas it increases to 75° with drilling through the anteromedial portal.