shinbone


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shin·bone

 (shĭn′bōn′)
n.
See tibia.

shinbone

(ˈʃɪnˌbəʊn)
n
(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for tibia1

shin•bone

(ˈʃɪnˌboʊn)

n.
the tibia.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English scinbān]

shin·bone

(shĭn′bōn′)
See tibia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shinbone - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankleshinbone - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
leg bone - a bone of the leg

shinbone

noun
Related words
technical name tibia
Translations
skinneben
tibio
sääriluu
sípcsont
skenben

shinbone

[ˈʃɪnbəʊn] Ntibia f

shinbone

nSchienbein nt

shinbone

[ˈʃɪnˌbəʊn] ntibia

shinbone

n. espinilla, borde anterior de la tibia.

shinbone

n tibia (form), espinilla, canilla
References in classic literature ?
Lucky now( sneezes) there's no knee-joint to make; that might puzzle a little; but a mere shinbone --why it's easy as making hop-poles; only I should like to put a good finish on.
His were the shinbones of the saline beef; his would have been the drumsticks.
Out of the horns of the cattle they made combs, buttons, hairpins, and imitation ivory; out of the shinbones and other big bones they cut knife and toothbrush handles, and mouthpieces for pipes; out of the hoofs they cut hairpins and buttons, before they made the rest into glue.
They included multiple fractures to his ribs, twisting fractures to both of his upper arms and to both bones in his lower left arm, healed fractures to his right thighbone, left shinbone and a healed fracture to one of his big toes.
The meniscus is a wedge-shaped piece of fibrocartilage in the knee that acts as a shock absorber between the thighbone and shinbone.
The 35-year-old, who succeeds AP McCoy in his new boss's legendary green-andgold silks, has been out of action since breaking a shinbone since March.
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Barry Geraghty's recovery from a fractured shinbone is taking longer than he anticipated.
It gave his Tinkoff-Saxo team something to cheer about after they lost team leader Alberto Contador last week after the Spaniard broke his shinbone crashing on a descent.
Prandelli's side played for the first time since losing midfielder Riccardo Montolivo to a fractured shinbone in Saturday's goalless draw with the Republic of Ireland.
AC Milan captain Riccardo Montolivo was lost for the tournament in Brazil after fracturing the shinbone in his left leg following a challenge from the Republic of Ireland's Alex Pearce during Saturday's goalless draw at Craven Cottage.