anklebone


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an·kle·bone

 (ăng′kəl-bōn′)
n.
See talus1.

anklebone

(ˈæŋkəlˌbəʊn)
n
(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for talus1

an•kle•bone

(ˈæŋ kəlˌboʊn)

n.
the talus.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anklebone - the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle jointanklebone - the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
ankle, ankle joint, articulatio talocruralis, mortise joint - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
Translations

anklebone

[ˈæŋklbəʊn] Nhueso m del tobillo

anklebone

[ˈæŋklˌbəʊn] nastragalo

anklebone

n hueso del tobillo
References in periodicals archive ?
The fluid was pooled around the ankles and feet, becoming less evident a few centimetres above the top of the anklebone.
Bob Sharp, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals, who operated on Steve's ankle says: "The most complex ankle fractures are called Pilon fractures, where the anklebone is in bits.
Together, they have gone through the highs of two FIS World Ski Championship podiums and seven World Cue podiums, as well as the lows of a dislocated hip and a shattered anklebone.
Its foot also had both a primitive heel and a modern anklebone.
Think just enough height to lift the bottom above the anklebone, maybe more if you're wearing very skinny jeans.
To qualify as a shoe-boot, it must end well below ankle-sock level, so it traces a line under the anklebone.
To qualify as a shoe-boot, it must end well below ankle-sock level so it traces a line under the anklebone.
I had a sad bone-white face, long fingers and toes, a peace sign tattooed on my anklebone, and wore a tie-dye sundress and a dirty white cardigan.
The sinus tarsi syndrome Lingering inflammation, scar tissue, or a partly torn ligament can occur in the hollow place in the side of the anklebone called the sinus tarsi (sinus in Latin means hollow or sunken and the tarsus is the ankle).
Pre-mix and apply five drops of this oil blend to the area below each anklebone and then across the front of the foot, between the ankles.
During the proceedings, one of them decided to try twisting the taxi passenger's foot against the force of his anklebone.