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 ?
Orson Welles had to spend two weeks in a wheelchair when he tripped down a staircase filming 1941's Citizen Kane and chipped his anklebone.
When viewed from the side, a straight line should run from just behind the ear, through the middle of the shoulder, through the hip joint, and just forward of the anklebone.
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.
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.
Little brown bat Indiana bat Brownish nose Pink nose Long hairs on toes, hairs Short, unremarkable stick out beyond end toe hairs of toes Calcar * usually lacks keel, Calcar has prominent or has only a weak keel Keel * The calcar is the bone that juts back from the anklebone to support the tail membrane.