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malleolar

[muh-lee-uh-ler]
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adjective Anatomy.
  1. pertaining to a malleolus.
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Origin of malleolar

First recorded in 1835–45; malleol(us) + -ar1
Related formsin·ter·mal·le·o·lar, adjective
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Examples from the Web for malleolar

Historical Examples

  • The tibia is occasionally broken at its middle and lower thirds, but malleolar fractures are not common.

    Lameness of the Horse

    John Victor Lacroix

  • As example, the ankle joint; the majority of the typical supramalleolar, malleolar, and spiral fractures of the tibia and fibula.