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shin

 [shin]
the prominent anterior edge of the tibia and lower leg.
saber shin marked anterior convexity of the tibia, seen in congenital syphilis.

an·te·ri·or bor·der of tib·i·a

[TA]
the sharp subcutaneous ridge of the tibia that extends from the tuberosity to the anterior part of the medial malleolus.

shin

(shin) the prominent anterior edge of the tibia or the leg.
saber shin  marked anterior convexity of the tibia, seen in congenital syphilis and in yaws.

shin

(shĭn)
n.
a. The front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle.
b. The shinbone.

shin

(shin)
1. The anterior aspect of the leg, from knee to ankle.
2. Synonym(s): anterior border of tibia.
[A.S. scina]

shin

The front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle. The surface of the TIBIA that lies close under the skin.

shin

anterior lower-leg area, inferior to the knee (see tibia)

shin

in horses, the large metacarpal and metatarsal bones, especially the dorsal surface.

bucked s's
see sore shins (below).
sore s's
periostitis of the shins seen most commonly in 2- and 3-year-old thoroughbreds in hard training, mostly in the forelimbs. The horse is lame and worsens with work. In severe cases an enlargement is visible.
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Chapter 5, Split Screen Korea's last, tackles the part of Shin Sang-ok's career that is a Westerner's likely first point of encounter with the director: his prolific eight-year exile --willing or otherwise, a question that Chung sidesteps altogether--in North Korea.
Speaking to Reuters later by telephone from South Korea, where he lives, Shin said he could not be sure where the video was taken or whether his father had been brought from a prison camp to produce the footage.
The impact mechanism of the experimental set up was designed to hit the shin guard by the heel of the foot (an area of approximately 20 [cm.
Ms Shin died as a result of serious brain damage," said Ms Shin's colleague Kih Kim.
It is possible to disagree with Dessi's view that past scholars and students of Shin have been "sectarian" in any narrowly apologetic sense.
To expand capacity of motorcycle tires, Cheng Shin has obtained 120 hectares in Zhangzhou to build a subsidiary, whose plant has been running since March to target 30,000 motorcycle tires daily.
Shin Shin and her mate Ri Ri were loaned by China in February last year and the name of the baby must be approved by Beijing.
Shin can deal with a newly guilty conscience, a lack of introspection, a checkered work history and the difficult adjustment to post-traumatic life.
Shin, 23, said in a telephone interview from Illinois.
Harden masterfully weaves the story of Shin into the tale of North Korea, alternating between the details of his life, and the suffering of the nation in general.
And there were other parts to that first rule such as if you attempt to escape you will be shot to death and those that sought the attempt to escape another prisoner and failed to report, they themselves would be shot as well," Shin said to Fox News in an interview.
CD-adapco is pleased to announce the opening of its new Shin Osaka, Japan office.