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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.
References in classic literature ?
Thereat Crumb-snatcher was enraged and caught up in his strong hand a huge stone that lay upon the ground, a heavy burden for the soil: with that he hit Cabbage-climber below the knee and splintered his whole right shin, hurling him on his back in the dust.
We have a clear month before us; at the end of that, I guess we had best shin out of Utah.
My advice to you is to continue with gentle exercise until your shins have recovered, and when you do return to full training, do so moderately to start.
The indie film hit ``Garden State'' brought the Shins above ground.
The case against two student life staff members came to an abrupt halt in April when MIT and the Shins settled out of court with an undisclosed payment to the family; the Shins also agreed not to proceed with a case against four MIT psychiatrists.
SORE shins, the bane of trainers putting young horses through their paces, can be traced to the animals' training regimes,
The pain is in the inner portion of the lower part of my shins, usually after speed work or long runs.
The shins have healed and she hopes to be aggressive at the net when she sees action.
Therefore, if you experience pain in your back, hips, knees, shins, ankle or foot it may be from your shoes.
Soccer season came and went and the constant stopping, starting and jumping gave her aching shins little relief.
Galvao said he often has to pull Gonzales from games to have her shins massaged.
Heck said runners fairly new to the sport of cross country - like Barnett - have experienced mild problems in their shins due to the stress of mileage and training.