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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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Shin made back-to-back birdies on holes 13 and 14 while Tabuena couldn't capitalize on his birdie chances on 12 and 14 to take a three-shot lead.
According to the statement by Shin Bet, "The operation demonstrates the Iranian involvement in encouraging terror attacks against Israel and also shows the forces being sent by Iran to countries around the world, in order to advance enemy activities against Israel.
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Despite such occasional rhetorical slippages, Split Screen Korea is a major scholarly achievement, blending theoretical insight with a critical history not just of Shin Sang-ok's work but of postwar Korean cinema and mass culture in toto.
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 transaction is aimed at Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories promoting Crown Bioscience services to its Japanese clients, in doing so, extending Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories's service offering.
A well-designed shin guard should provide adequate protection for the shank, but allow range of motion of the ankle and the knee (Eugene, 2003).
The Hamas movement running the Gaza Strip rejected Shin Bet's claims and Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri described Shin Bet's account as "silly fabrications", saying it was an attempt to justify Israeli military strikes in Gaza, reports say.
Ms Shin suffered severe head injuries and underwent brain surgery at Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC).
This current focus on Shin's Kamakura founders, on textual translation, and on modern philosophical explication of Shin insights, has offered students a renewed sense of the depth of Shin thought, but also largely continues the aims and interests of previous scholarship.
The pair could not be separated after eight extra holes on Sunday night and had to return yesterday morning to complete proceedings, but a new day and a different hole brought a change in fortunes as the 24-year-old Shin quickly took charge to claim her ninth LPGA crown.
Now living in South Korea, Shin tells his full story for the first time before a camera.