He drove the toe of his shoe squarely against the shinbone of the big man.
The maddened animal had struck him on the shinbone, and wounded him.
They took his shinbone, cut off each end, and used it to juggle up and catch on the back of the hand.
No, not a vestage of the fossil is there, not a skull, not a shinbone.
Dr. Flip would diagnose a case as "Fatty degeneration of the shinbone, sire," and the usual remedy would be prescribed.
shinbone shin·bone (shĭn'bōn')