Definition of Malleoli. Meaning of Malleoli. Synonyms of Malleoli

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Definition of Malleoli

Malleoli
Malleolus Mal*le"*o*lus, n.; pl. Malleoli. [L., dim. of malleus hammer.] 1. (Anat.) A projection at the distal end of each bone of the leg at the ankle joint. The malleolus of the tibia is the internal projection, that of the fibula the external. 2. `` A layer, ' a shoot partly buried in the ground, and there cut halfway through.

Meaning of Malleoli from wikipedia

- lower end of the fibula. The word malleolus (/məˈliːələs, mæ-/), plural malleoli (/məˈliːəˌlaɪ, mæ-/), comes from Latin and means "small hammer". (It is...
- have fan-shaped sensory organs called malleoli or racquet (or racket) organs. Sometimes, the blades of the malleoli are directed forward, sometimes not...
- thinner fibula. These leg bones have two prominences (the lateral and medial malleoli) that articulate with the talus. At the foot end, within the tarsus, the...
- Details Identifiers Latin Ligamentum tibiofibulare anterius, ligamentum malleoli lateralis anterius TA A03.6.05.003 FMA 76852 Anatomical terminology [edit...
- with the talus bone of the foot. Strictly speaking, there are only two malleoli (medial and lateral), but the term trimalleolar is used nevertheless and...
- (the ankle mortise, the fork-like grip between the medial and lateral malleoli). In the tibial shaft, the mechanical and anatomical axes coincide, but...
- distal-most aspect of the fibula is called the lateral malleolus. Together, the malleoli, along with their supporting ligaments, stabilize the talus underneath...
- hammer, which was used as an emblem on coins of this family. The Publicii Malleoli flourished from the middle of the third century BC to the beginning of...
- Details Identifiers Latin ligamentum tibiofibulare posterius, ligamentum malleoli lateralis posterius TA A03.6.05.004 FMA 76853 Anatomical terminology [edit...
- horizontal plane as the medial malleolus, and a line drawn through both malleoli would be parallel to the tabletop, resulting in a position where there...
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