All posts tagged with tibia

A quick start to the skeleton

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In this course, you will be working extensively with skeletal anatomy. The skeleton provides the primary evidence about our evolutionary history. Skeletal ev...

The feet of Australopithecus afarensis

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The australopithecines were several species of human relatives that lived in Africa between 5 million and 1.5 million years ago. One of the best-represented ...

Tibia and fibula

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The tibia and fibula are the bones of the lower leg. The fibula forms the lateral part of the ankle joint, preventing dislocation in that direction.

Meet Australopithecus robustus

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The region just north of Johannesburg, South Africa, is a formation of ancient limestone in which groundwater has formed numerous caves and sinkholes. Some o...