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.
A drugged-up thug who "calmly" plunged a knife into his own mum's shinbone can have no complaints about his 10-year sentence, judges ruled.
Justin said: "My shinbone came through my kneecap and ended my career.
In a world-first, surgeons at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) have transplanted a 3D printed shinbone (tibia) into a patient.
Unfortunately, Luka Pibernik was involved in one of the crashes at the very end of the race and he got a 3 stitches on the part of the left shinbone and 1 at the elbow.
In total knee replacement, all three compartments are resurfaced with metal and plastic components, as is the top of the shinbone.
Three bones meet to form your knee joint: your thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia), and kneecap (patella).
And yet, Jean Hollander's poetry won't stroke your cheek with comforting missives -- her work is commanding, powerful, spare as a shinbone.
Geraghty has suffered his share of bad luck on the injury front and only last year a broken shinbone sustained at Downpatrick in March ruled him out of the Grand National meeting and Punchestown festival.
A Breastbone B Collar bone C Funny bone D Shinbone QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: Who was responsible for the murder of 007's wife in On Her Majesty's Secret Service?