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ankle

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noun an·kle \ˈaŋ-kəl\

Medical Definition of ankle

  1. 1a:  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 b:  the region of the ankle joint

  2. 2:  the joint between the cannon bone and pastern (as in the horse)





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