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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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Last week, the Seoul Central District Court sentenced Shin, 63, to two-and-a-half years in prison for giving 7 billion won in bribes to a foundation run by former President Park Geun-hye's close aide Choi Soon-sil as he sought favors in winning a government license to run a duty-free business in Seoul.
The term is used to describe pain along the shin bone or tibia, which runs down the front of the leg, below the knee.
On the day of the fire, Elizabeth Shin reportedly told two students that she planned to kill herself.
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Shin certainly qualifies as a consular officer, in the Court's view, but his alleged activities that gave rise to Park's lawsuit were not "acts performed in the exercise of consular functions.
Did you make the diagnosis of shin splints on your own, or did you see a doctor?
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I don't want to stop that, but I think I'll take a month break after cross country to give my shins some rest.
Not bad considering she has spent so much time on the sideline nursing shin splints.
6 Rhiannon Barnett did not compete because of shin splints.
Doctors said he had broken the tibia (larger shin bone) and fibula (narrower shin bone) in his right leg, and the fibula in his left leg.
For students of Japanese Buddhism, and of Buddhist ethics more broadly, scholarly writing on Jodo Shinshu has been quietly marked by the fact that while Shin is one of the largest distinct Buddhist groups in the world, claiming as adherents perhaps ten million people, Shin has nonetheless been relatively neglected within Buddhist Studies.