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shank

 [shangk]
1. leg (def. 1).
2. crus (def. 2).

shank

(shank),
1. The tibia; the shin; the leg.
2. The portion of an instrument that connects the cutting or functional portion to a handle; with rotary tools, such as burs and drills, the end that fits into the chuck.
[A.S. sceanca]

shank

(shangk)
1. leg (1).
2. crus ( 2).

shank

(shăngk)
n.
1.
a. The part of the human leg between the knee and ankle.
b. A corresponding part in other vertebrates.
2.
a. The whole leg of a human.
b. A leg or leglike part.

shanked adj.

shank

1 the tibia.
2 the part of a device that connects the functional part to a handle.

SHANK2

A gene on chromosome 11q13.2 that encodes a member of the Shank gene family, which are multidomain scaffold proteins of the postsynaptic density (PSD) involved in synapse formation and dendritic spine maturation. The PSD connects neurotransmitter receptors, ion channels and other membrane proteins to the actin cytoskeleton and G protein-coupled signalling pathways.

shank

(shangk)
1. The tibia; the shin; the leg.
2. The portion of an instrument that connects the cutting or functional portion to a handle; with rotary tools, such as burs and drills, the end that fits into the chuck.
[A.S. sceanca]

shank

(shangk)
The portion of an instrument that connects the cutting or functional portion to a handle; with rotary tools, such as burs and drills, the end that fits into the chuck.
[A.S. sceanca]

shank

1. the tibia or shin; a leglike part. In the dog fancy, shank refers to the hindlimb between the hip and stifle.
2. the lead part of a halter.
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