Ankle bone

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the bone of the ankle; the astragalus.

See also: Ankle

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Additive Orthopaedics LLC reported on Monday the receipt of the US FDA 510(k) clearance for its Patient Specific 3D Printed Locking Lattice Plates indicated for alignment, stabilisation and fusion of fractures, osteotomies and arthrodesis of small foot and ankle bones.
Cain's left foot was crushed, causing breaks to multiple ankle bones and permanent nerve damage in the area.<br />Thorp said he believes the court sided in his client's favor at the summary judgment hearing after leaders from Motley Communications, LLC., who employed the driver, argued he was not responsible because he could not see Cain.
The Donrussellia ankle bone was more similar to the ankle bones of ( tree shrews - squirrel-looking mammals that are native to southeast Asia - and other non-primates than they were to the ankle bones of primates.
During the procedure, the surgeon removes the cartilage between the tibia (shinbone) and talus (one of the ankle bones) and then fuses them together using stainless steel rods, screws, or plates.
"A sprained ankle means you've partially torn one of the ligaments between your ankle bones," Kadel says.
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.
Here, under the guidance of Dr Ajit Kumar Varma, Diabetic lower limb and foot & ankle reconstructive surgeon, the doctors planned to replace the destroyed foot and ankle bones of his right foot with 'Polymethyl methacrylate' (PMMA).
"The tree-climbing multituberculates and the jumping multituberculates had the most interesting ankle bones, capable of 'hyper-back-rotation' of the hind feet." "What is surprising about this discovery is that these ankle features were already present in Rugosodon -- a land-dwelling mammal," he said.
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.