malleolus

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Related to external malleolus: internal malleolus, outer malleolus, Tibial malleolus

mal·le·o·lus

 (mə-lē′ə-ləs)
n. pl. mal·le·o·li (-lī′)
Either of the two rounded protuberances on each side of the ankle, the inner formed by a projection of the tibia and the outer by a projection of the fibula.

[New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of malleus, hammer; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]

mal·le′o·lar (-ə-lər) adj.

malleolus

(məˈliːələs)
n, pl -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(Anatomy) either of two rounded bony projections of the tibia and fibula on the sides of each ankle joint
[C17: diminutive of Latin malleus hammer]
malˈleolar adj

mal•le•o•lus

(məˈli ə ləs)

n., pl. -li (-ˌlaɪ)
the bony protuberance on either side of the ankle formed by the lower leg bones.
[1685–95; < Latin: small hammer, mallet]
mal•le′o•lar, adj.
Translations

mal·le·o·lus

n. maléolo, protuberancia en forma de martillo tal como la que se ve a ambos lados de los tobillos.

malleolus

n maléolo; lateral — maléolo externo; medial — maléolo interno
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