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 ?
So we go, who file old jaws and shinbones. Let's try another.
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.
During the procedure, the surgeon removes the cartilage between the tibia (shinbone) and talus (one of the ankle bones) and then fuses the bones together using metal rods, screws, or plates.
Cameraman Pierre Jermaine Joseph, 32, fractured a shinbone and knee, and Katie Wells, 19, fractured her pelvis.
A low kick is a kick in which the attacker uses his or her leg to strike the opponent's lower body (thigh or calf) with the shinbone or foot.
This happens because the boot, which protects your forefoot by preventing you from lifting your heel, forces you to walk flat-footed, with the boot pressing against the front of your shinbone. The only way to confirm the bruise is with an MRI.
The mechanic, Francesco Cigarini, suffered a fractured shinbone and fibula on his left leg after being struck by Raikkonen, who was given the signal to go before the vehicle's left rear tyre had been replaced .
On Sunday, Scuderia Ferrari tweeted that the mechanic had suffered"apparently a shinbone and fibula fracture" during the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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.