Ankle bone

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Related to ankle bones: Foot bones
the bone of the ankle; the astragalus.

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Keep your knees bent and together and ankle bones together.
The new specimens found by lead author Floreal Sole and his colleagues include over 250 teeth and ankle bones, and even deciduous teeth, which proves that Dormlocyon is close to the origin of carnivoraforms, and that their origin may have been in Europe.
A fair-skinned fellow bather was taking a pumice stone to the palms of her hands, her knees and ankle bones.
The tree-climbing multituberculates and the jumping multituberculates had the most interesting ankle bones, capable of 'hyper-back-rotation' of the hind feet.
Several 65-millionyear-old fossil ankle bones from Montana belong to a small tree-dwelling species known as Purgatorius, Stephen Chester of Yale University announced on October 19.
A) The prostheses were inserted into holes in Oscar's ankle bones.
Owners Kate and Mike Nolan from Jersey were put in touch with Surrey surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick who used implants to peg the feet to the ankle bones.
Orthopedic surgeons traditionally have treated advanced ankle arthritis by removing the worn-out portion of the joint and replacing it with a metal implant that holds together the shin and ankle bones.
Top surgeon Mark Davies, from the London Foot and Ankle Centre, who has treated footballers including England left-back Wayne Bridge, said normal treatment was to use a screw to keep two of the ankle bones together to heal.
Lisa broke two ankle bones and another higher up her leg, as well as suffering cuts and bruises.
Duggan says the injuries he's treated include high-level sprains, bruises to ankle bones responsible for transferring weight from the leg to the foot, sesamoid fractures, neuromas and heel injuries.
Cutting My feet are really So complete, With toes in rows And rounded heel, Padded soles, So smooth to feel, And ankle bones On either side, Not too narrow, not too wide.