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
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I will return to work on one condition - no more fire work!" 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. He wore metal braces when he had to stand on-screen, but also injured his hands during filming when his character had to destroy a room.
Palpate down the shin bone (tibia) to find where it meets anklebone. This is the ankle joint and weight delivery--much further forward than is often mapped.
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. When viewed from the front, the head should face straight ahead, not turning to one side or the other, nor tilting left or right.
The fluid was pooled around the ankles and feet, becoming less evident a few centimetres above the top of the anklebone. There was no numbness or discomfort, only heaviness in the legs.
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. So although A.
When I'd shrug off the medical words, at last, in English, he'd say, "I have to treat this part here because it connects to this part and that affects this part and that affects this part ..." It always reminded me of the old song where the skull bone finally gets connected to the anklebone!
To qualify as a shoe-boot, it must end well below ankle-sock level so it traces a line under the anklebone. Avoid the rub factor by ensuring you get a good fit.
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.