Ankle-bone

  • 1Ankle bone — Ankle An kle ([a^][ng] k l), n. [OE. ancle, anclow, AS. ancleow; akin to Icel. [ o]kkla, [ o]kli, Dan. and Sw. ankel, D. enklaauw, enkel, G. enkel, and perh. OHG. encha, ancha thigh, shin: cf. Skr. anga limb, anguri finger. Cf. {Haunch}.] The… …

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  • 2Ankle bone — The ankle bone is termed the talus. It is the bone of the foot that joins the tibia and fibula to form the ankle joint. Plural tali. * * * talus …

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  • 3ankle bone — noun the talus …

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  • 4ankle bone — …

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  • 5neck of ankle bone — collum tali …

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  • 6Ankle — An kle ([a^][ng] k l), n. [OE. ancle, anclow, AS. ancleow; akin to Icel. [ o]kkla, [ o]kli, Dan. and Sw. ankel, D. enklaauw, enkel, G. enkel, and perh. OHG. encha, ancha thigh, shin: cf. Skr. anga limb, anguri finger. Cf. {Haunch}.] The joint… …

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  • 7Ankle — 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… …

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  • 8ankle — n. & v. n. 1 the joint connecting the foot with the leg. 2 the part of the leg between this and the calf. v.intr. sl. walk. Phrases and idioms: ankle bone a bone forming the ankle. ankle sock a short sock just covering the ankle. Etymology: ME f …

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  • 9Bone, ankle — The ankle bone is termed the talus. It is the bone of the foot that joins the tibia and fibula to form the ankle joint. Plural tali …

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  • 10ankle — /ang keuhl/, n. 1. (in humans) the joint between the foot and the leg, in which movement occurs in two planes. 2. the corresponding joint in a quadruped or bird; hock. 3. the slender part of the leg above the foot. [bef. 1000; ME ankel, enkel (c …

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  • 11ankle — n. 1) the hinge joint between the leg and the foot. It consists of the talus (ankle bone), which projects into a socket formed by the lower ends of the tibia and fibula. 2) the whole region of the ankle joint, including the tarsus and the ends of …

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  • 12Bone fracture — Classification and external resources Internal and external views of an arm with a compound fracture, both before and after surgery. ICD 10 …

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  • 13Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …

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  • 14Ankle — Lateral view of the human ankle Latin articulatio talocruralis Gray s …

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  • 15Bone pain — is a debilitating form of pain emanating from the bone tissue. It occurs as a result of a wide range of diseases and/or physical conditions and may severely impair the quality of life for patients who suffer from it.[1] Bone pain has multiple… …

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  • 16ankle — [n] joint between leg and foot anklebone, astragalus, bone, talus, tarsus; concepts 392,418 …

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  • 17Bone — This article is about the skeletal organ. For other uses, see Bone (disambiguation) and Bones (disambiguation). For the tissue, see Osseous tissue. Drawing of a human femur Bones are rigid organs that constitute part of the endoskeleton of… …

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  • 18bone disease — Introduction  any of the diseases or injuries that affect human bones (bone). Diseases and injuries of bones are major causes of abnormalities of the human skeletal system (skeletal system, human). Although physical injury, causing fracture,… …

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  • 19bone — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ delicate, fine ▪ the delicate bones of her face ▪ healthy, strong ▪ brittle, fragile …

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  • 20ankle — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bad, broken, injured, sprained, swollen, twisted ▪ I had a broken ankle. ▪ slender, slim …

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