anklebone

[ ang-kuh l-bohn ]
/ ˈæŋ kəlˌboʊn /

noun

the talus.

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Origin of anklebone

1350–1400; Middle English; see ankle, bone
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Example sentences from the Web for anklebone

  • Her master of the horse, Prince Repnin, held the bridle of the horse, which suddenly gave him a kick which broke his anklebone.

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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
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