- A hinge joint formed by the articulating of the tibia and the fibula with the talus below.mortise joint talocrural joint
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Examples from the Web for ankle joint
These fellows talk of a man's brain as if it was the ankle-joint.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.
Charles James Lever
Yet only one ankle-joint was appreciably the worse for this terrific experience.Preventable Diseases
Another of the Indians had his ankle-joint broken: this was also carefully bandaged.Out on the Pampas
G. A. Henty
When it strikes does not the rocker always find your ankle-joint?Life on the Stage
From Tungúri, the ankle-joint, alluding to its apical angle.The Andes and the Amazon