What does Ankle mean?

Ankle meaning in General Dictionary

The joint which links the foot using leg the tarsus

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  • a gliding joint involving the distal stops associated with the tibia and fibula in addition to proximal end of this talus
  • The joint which links the foot with all the knee; the tarsus.

Ankle meaning in Medical Dictionary

The rearfoot is complex. It is contains two joints: the true ankle joint together with subtalar joint:


Ankle meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English ancleow "ankle," from PIE root *ang-/*ank- "to flex" (see position (letter.)). The modern form seems to have already been impacted by Old Norse


Ankle meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The joint which links the foot with all the knee; the tarsus.


Sentence Examples with the word Ankle

She wrenched away, only for the robed man to snatch her ankle and drag her down.

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