shin splints

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of shin splints

  1. :  injury to and inflammation of the tibial and toe extensor muscles or their fasciae caused by repeated minimal traumas (as by running)

Circa 1930

First Known Use of shin splints

circa 1930


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shin splints

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Medical Definition of shin splints

  1. :  painful injury to and inflammation of the tibial and toe extensor muscles or their fasciae that is caused by repeated minimal traumas (as by running on a hard surface)

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