shinbone

[ UK /ʃˈɪnbə‍ʊn/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɪnˌboʊn/ ]
NOUN
  1. the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
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How To Use shinbone In A Sentence

  • The shinbone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room.
  • His broken shinbone jutted off at an unnatural angle, his only injury we were told at first. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery
  • One of them fell off the rockface, shattering his shinbone. Times, Sunday Times
  • The boat lurched 370 and Thorn thumped a shinbone against the glass coffee table and almost went down. BLACKWATER SOUND
  • Medically known as patellar tendinopathy, jumper's knee is an overuse injury of the tendon that runs from the kneecap to the shinbone. Reuters: Press Release
  • It was a mystery: Mountains of skulls with stoved-in crania, ulnas protruding from eye sockets, mandibles cradling shinbones, swirling heaps of sucked, yellow ribs, like the nests of enormous birds—the Minotaur could not help but recognize his own, distinctive handiwork. Here Comes Another Lesson
  • One of them fell off the rockface, shattering his shinbone. Times, Sunday Times
  • The freeze still had eight hours to run, but in a small settlement outside the shinbone-in-the-throat settler city of Ariel, it was time to humiliate the president of the United States. Bradley Burston: Confessions of an Israeli Anti-Settler Bigot
  • It had some advantages when microwave induced hyperthermia were used to treat inferior femora and superior shinbone tumor.
  • When the shinbone and thighbone rotate too far in opposite directions -- or when the knee is bent in the wrong direction, the ACL can be sprained or torn, partially or completely. Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: On the Slopes, Take Smart Steps to Prevent Ski Knees, Skier's Thumb, Serious Head Injuries
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