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an·kle

 (ăng′kəl)
n.
1. The joint formed by the articulation of the lower leg bones with the talus. The ankle connects the foot with the leg.
2. The slender section of the leg immediately above the foot.

[Middle English ancle, ankel, partly from Old English anclēow and partly of Scandinavian origin.]
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ankle

(ˈæŋkəl)
n
1. (Anatomy) the joint connecting the leg and the foot. See talus1
2. (Anatomy) the part of the leg just above the foot
[C14: from Old Norse; related to German, Dutch enkel, Latin angulus angle1]
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an•kle

(ˈæŋ kəl)

n.
1. the joint between the foot and leg.
2. the slender part of the leg above the foot.
[before 1000; Middle English ankel, probably in part < Scandinavian (compare early Swedish ankol, Old Norse ǫkkul, c. Old High German anchal, enchil), in part continuing Middle English ancle(e), anclowe, Old English anclēow(e)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ankle - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talusankle - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
anklebone, astragal, astragalus, talus - the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
articulatio plana, gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions
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ankle

noun
Related words
technical name talus
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Translations
رُسْغ القَدَمرِسْغ القَدَم، كاحِل
kotník
ankelkno
maleolo
nilkka
gležanj
boka
ökkli
くるぶし
발목
talus
kulkšnis
potīte
gleženj
ankelfotledvrist
ข้อเท้า
mắt cá chân

ankle

[ˈæŋkl]
A. Ntobillo m
I've twisted my ankleme he torcido el tobillo
B. CPD ankle joint Narticulación f del tobillo
ankle sock N (Brit) → calcetín m tobillero
ankle strap Ntirita f tobillera
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ankle

[ˈæŋkəl]
ncheville f
modif [injury, sprain] → à la cheville, de la cheville; [ligament] → de la chevilleankle boot nbottine fankle bracelet nbracelet m de chevilleankle-deep [ˌæŋkəlˈdiːp] adj
ankle-deep in water
He was ankle-deep in water → Il avait de l'eau jusqu'à la cheville.ankle sock n (British)socquette f
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ankle

nKnöchel m

ankle

:
ankle biter
n (Austral hum) → Kind nt, → Plage f (hum)
anklebone
nSprungbein nt
ankle boot
nHalbstiefel m
ankle bracelet
nFußkettchen nt
ankle-deep
adjknöcheltief
adv he was ankle in waterer stand bis an die Knöchel im Wasser; the field was ankle in mudauf dem Feld stand der Schlamm knöcheltief
ankle joint
nSprunggelenk nt
ankle sock
nSöckchen nt
ankle strap
nSchuhriemchen nt
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ankle

[ˈæŋkl] ncaviglia
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ankle

(ˈӕŋkl) noun
the (area around the) joint connecting the foot and leg. She has broken her ankle.
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ankle

رُسْغ القَدَم kotník ankel Knöchel αστράγαλος tobillo nilkka cheville gležanj caviglia くるぶし 발목 enkel ankel kostka tornozelo голеностопный сустав ankel ข้อเท้า ayak bileği mắt cá chân
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an·kle

n. tobillo;
___ bonehueso del ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ankle

n tobillo; — jerk reflejo aquíleo
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This patent, entitled 'Surgical Kit for Repair of Articular Surfaces in the Talocrural Joint Including Surgical Saw Guide', covers Episurf Medical's ankle implant Episealer Talus and related surgical tools, including a novel osteotomy guide for surgical access to the difficult to reach talar bone.
The main actions of these two fibular muscles are to evert and plantarflex the foot, maintain the concavity of the foot, and stabilize talocrural and subtalar joints (Ziai et al., 2013; Standring).
For the current study, it was hypothesized that ankle range of motion at the talocrural joint may be similar in young dancers regardless of training level or age, so producing comparison values is important in order to support the use of functional tests over presently utilized range of motion and strength measures.
Locking screws were placed in the remaining screw holes except in instances in which a screw needed to be angulated relative to the plate to avoid placing the screw in the fracture (dogs #1 and #3) or the talocrural joint (dog #2).
The five major joints in the foot are ankle (or Talocrural (TC)) joint, Subtalar (ST) joint, Tarsometatarsal (TMT) joint, Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, and Interphalangeal (IP) joint (Figure 3) [45, 46].
The prosthesis had appropriate articulation in the talocrural, subtalar, and talonavicular joints to allow stability of the prosthesis within joints.
In a recent ultrasonic study, synovitis occurred more frequently compared with the radiographic change in hindfoot and the prevalence of talocrural, subtalar, and talonavicular synovitis is 76%, 71%, and 59%, respectively [12].
But many are less familiar with, and slower to recognize, other sources of exertional leg pain (ELP), defined as exercise-related pain that localizes in the lower extremity distal to the knee and proximal to the talocrural joint.
The mean talocrural angle improved from 89.7[degrees] to 82.3[degrees] postoperatively and was 82.6[degrees] at follow-up.
Triplanar joint assessment: Talocrural joint motion for both feet was 12 degree (ROM) Subtalar joint motion for both feet was equal in both limbs, but medially displaced.