Medical Dictionary

hock

noun \ˈhäk\

Medical Definition of HOCK

:  the joint or region of the joint that unites the tarsal bones in the hind limb of a digitigrade quadruped (as the horse) and that corresponds to the human ankle but is elevated and bends backward

Illustration of HOCK

May 24, 2015
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