• synonyms

ankle joint

  1. 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

Historical Examples

  • 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

    Woods Hutchinson

  • Another of the Indians had his ankle-joint broken: this was also carefully bandaged.

  • When it strikes does not the rocker always find your ankle-joint?

    Life on the Stage

    Clara Morris

  • From Tungúri, the ankle-joint, alluding to its apical angle.