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shinbone

[ shin-bohn ]
/ ˈʃɪnˌboʊn /
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noun
the tibia.
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Origin of shinbone

before 1000; Middle English; Old English scinbān.See shin1, bone

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British Dictionary definitions for shinbone

shinbone
/ (ˈʃɪnˌbəʊn) /

noun
the nontechnical name for tibia (def. 1)
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Medical definitions for shinbone

shinbone
[ shĭnbōn′ ]

n.
tibia
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