Ankle

The ankle, or the talocrural region, is the region where the foot and the leg meet. The ankle includes three joints: the ankle joint proper or talocrural joint, the subtalar joint, and the Inferior tibiofibular joint. The movements produced at this joint are dorsiflexion and plantarflexion of the foot. In common usage, the term ankle refers exclus...
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ankle

(ang´kәl) in anatomy, the tarsus, or the region of the foot composed of seven tarsal bones and adjoining the joint between the foot and the leg (ankle joint). The bones are cushioned by cartilage and connected by a number of ligaments, tendons, and muscles that strengthen the joint and enable it to be moved. The t...
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ankle

[n] - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
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Ankle

• (n.) The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus.
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ankle

ankle joint noun a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
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Ankle

An'kle (ăn'k'l) noun [ Middle English ancle , anclow , Anglo-Saxon ancleow ; akin to Icelandic ökkla , ökli , Dan. and Swedish ankel , Dutch enklaauw , enkel , German enkel , and perhaps Old High German encha , ancha
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Ankle

Ankle is slang for to walk; go.
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Ankle

Ankle: The ankle joint is complex. It is made up of two joints: the true ankle joint and the subtalar joint: The true ankle joint is composed of 3 bones: the tibia which forms the medial (inside) portion of the ankle; the fibula which forms the lateral (outside) portion of the ankle; and the talus underneath. The true ankle joint is responsible for...
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ankle

in humans, hinge-type, freely moving synovial joint between the foot and leg. The ankle contains seven tarsal bones that articulate (connect) with ... [5 related articles]
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Ankle

Incorrect term for the fetlock joint.[4] The hock most closely corresponds to the human ankle.
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Ankle

See Hock
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ankle

That part of the lower limb directly above the foot. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Ankle

The ankle is the hinge-joint connecting the foot with the leg. The bony surfaces of the ankle are covered with cartilage, and are bound together by ligaments. The movements of the joint are mainly those of flexion and extension, but a certain amount of lateral motion is possible when the foot is extended.. From its position the ankle is a frequent ...
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ankle

The hinge joint between the foot and the leg. The uppermost bone of the foot, called the talus (ankle-bone), fits between the two bony protruberances formed by the lower ends of the tibia (shin-bone) and fibula. Strong ligaments on each side of the ankle joint provide support and limit movement. On ...
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ankle

the region between the leg and the foot.
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ankle

Type: Term Pronunciation: ang′kl Definitions: 1. The region of the ankle joint. Synonyms: ankle joint, tarsus
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