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Definition of Malleolus

Malleolus
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 Malleolus from wikipedia

- leg. The medial malleolus is the prominence on the inner side of the ankle, formed by the lower end of the tibia. The lateral malleolus is the prominence...
- anterior and posterior ligaments of the lateral malleolus. The medial surface -- see medial malleolus for details. Ankle fractures of the tibia have several...
- part of the ankle joint. The bone has the following components: Lateral malleolus Interosseous membrane connecting the fibula to the tibia, forming a syndesmosis...
- medial malleolus is a bony process extending distally off the medial tibia. The distal-most aspect of the fibula is called the lateral malleolus. Together...
- joint tibiofibular syndesmosis intact deltoid ligament intact medial malleolus occasionally fractured usually stable: occasionally nonetheless requires...
- stress, only an oblique fracture of the lateral malleolus is produced. Diastasis of the lateral malleolus may also occur, in which it is posterolaterally...
- this bone. It becomes a tendon that goes posteriorly around the lateral malleolus of the ankle, then continues under the foot to attach to the medial cuneiform...
- mid-posterior popliteal fossa to just behind to the lateral malleolus and then under the malleolus and forward along the lateral aspect of the foot. The sural...
- above, to the apex and anterior and posterior borders of the medial malleolus. The deltoid ligament is composed of: 1. Anterior tibiotalar ligament...
- detaching the medial malleolus will tear the tibiofibular syndesmosis. The combined fracture of the medial malleolus, lateral malleolus, and the posterior...