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anklebone

[ ang-kuhl-bohn ]
/ ˈæŋ kəlˌboʊn /
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noun
the talus.
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Origin of anklebone

1350–1400; Middle English; see ankle, bone
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How to use anklebone in a sentence

  • And by the time Aladdin had done grimacing over a banged shin, Margaret would have a bruised anklebone to cry about.

    Aladdin O'Brien|Gouverneur Morris
  • Her master of the horse, Prince Repnin, held the bridle of the horse, which suddenly gave him a kick which broke his anklebone.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

British Dictionary definitions for anklebone

anklebone
/ (ˈæŋkəlˌbəʊn) /

noun
the nontechnical name for talus 1
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Medical definitions for anklebone

anklebone
[ ăngkəl-bōn′ ]

n.
talus
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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