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 History of this Word

"tibio" is from "tibia" (shinbone) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"tibio-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "shinbone" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

tibio- illustration This indicates excessive movement due to a torn tibiofibular ligament.
tibio- illustration We have employed this test on selected stages of embryonic chick tibiotarsi.