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ankle

noun an·kle \ˈaŋ-kəl\

: the joint where the foot joins the leg

Full Definition of ANKLE

1
:  the joint between the foot and the leg; also :  the region of this joint
2
:  the joint between the cannon bone and pastern (as in the horse)

Origin of ANKLE

Middle English ankel, from Old English anclēow; akin to Old High German anchlāo ankle
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with ANKLE

ankle

noun an·kle \ˈaŋ-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANKLE

1
a :  the joint between the foot and the leg that constitutes in humans a ginglymus joint between the tibia and fibula above and the talus below—called also ankle joint b :  the region of the ankle joint
2
:  the joint between the cannon bone and pastern (as in the horse)

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