saber tibia


Deformity of the tibia occurring in tertiary syphilis or yaws, characterized by a marked forward convexity as a result of gumma formation and periostitis.

Nearby words

  1. sacchar-,
  2. saccharase,
  3. saccharate,
  4. saccharic,
  5. saccharic acid,
  6. sacchariferous,
  7. saccharify,
  8. saccharimeter,
  9. saccharimetry,
  10. saccharin

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