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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

(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.

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]
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