saber shin

noun
sa·​ber shin | \ ˈsā-bər- How to pronounce saber shin (audio) \

Medical Definition of saber shin

: a tibia that has a pronounced anterior convexity resembling the curve of a saber and caused by disease (as congenital syphilis or rickets)

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