saber shin

noun

sa·​ber shin ˈsā-bər- How to pronounce saber shin (audio)
: 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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“Saber shin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saber%20shin. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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