HyperDic: ankle_joint

English > 1 sense of the expression ankle joint:
NOUNbodyankle joint, ankle, mortise joint, articulatio talocruralisa gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
English > ankle joint: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus.
Synonymsankle, mortise joint, articulatio talocruralis
Part oflegA human limb
Partsanklebone, astragal, astragalus, talusThe bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
Broadergliding joint, articulatio planaA freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions / motions
Spanisharticulatio talocruralis, tobillo
Catalanarticulatio talocruralis, turmell

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