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Synonyms for shinbone

the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

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* Two wedge-shaped pieces of cartilage act as "shock absorbers" between your thighbone and shinbone. These are called menisci.
"Montolivo has a fractured shinbone," Italy team doctor Enrico Castellacci said.
DANIELE DE ROSSI has expressed his regret for Italy team-mate Riccardo Montolivo who will miss the World Cup after fracturing his shinbone in Saturday night's warm-up match against the Republic of Ireland.
The progression of their knee OA was assessed by measuring the space between the knee joint ends of the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shinbone) with X-ray.
More than one million knee arthroscopy procedures are performed each year in the U.S., primarily for the treatment of tears to the meniscus, the wedge-shaped pieces of cartilage that act as "shock absorbers" between the thighbone and shinbone in the knee joint.
We work just to buy bread for our family, and they hit us." His father summoned an ambulance and at the hospital it was found that the 17 year old suffered from a fracture in the shinbone caused by the bullet.
Cut marks consistent with cannibalism were found on her jaw, face and shinbone. Her remains were found not in a grave, but in an old cellar filled with trash.
The 25-year-old all-rounder's chronic shinbone injury recurred during the second Test in Khulna last week and he was initially ruled out of the first two of the five-match One-day series.
Description: Osgood Schlatter is a traction-type injury characterized by pain, swelling, and tenderness just below the knee-cap (patella) on the shinbone (tibia).
BARCELONA have confirmed David Villa is set to be sidelined for between 'four and five months' after the Spain striker broke his shinbone in yesterday's 4-0 Club World Cup semi-final victory over Al-Sadd.
Summary: Barcelona striker David Villa has broken his left shinbone in the Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al Sadd.
After that, if someone said "it's cool," I thought of that shinbone and told them no, it wasn't.
In one instance Christina's sisters and friends, embarrassed by her behavior, bribed a man to capture Christina, but he broke her leg with a cudgel and the sisters had to hire a doctor to care for her broken shinbone.
During total knee replacement surgery, or adhroplasty, surfaces of the thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia), and kneecap (patella) are replaced with a metal-and-plastic implant.
The researchers found that, compared with men who never smoked or quit smoking, smokers had 2.3 times the risk of cartilage loss at the medial tibiofemoral joint--which connects the femur (thighbone) and tibia (shinbone)--and 2.5 times the risk of cartilage loss at the patellofemoral joint, linking the kneecap and femur.