Definition of Anklebone

1. Noun. The bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint.

Exact synonyms: Astragal, Astragalus, Talus
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Ankle, Ankle Joint, Articulatio Talocruralis, Mortise Joint
Derivative terms: Astragalar, Astragalar



Definition of Anklebone

1. Noun. The talus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anklebone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anklebone

ankle-foot orthosis
ankle bone
ankle brace
ankle bracelet
ankle clonus
ankle injuries
ankle jerk
ankle joint
ankle lock
ankle pain
ankle reflex
ankle region
ankle slapper
ankle slappers
anklebone (current term)
anklebones
ankled
ankleless
anklelock
anklelocks
ankles
anklet
anklets
ankling
anklong
anklongs
anklung
anklungs
ankus

Literary usage of Anklebone

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1. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"Little anklebone. Steel. Tales of the Punjab. Little Annie the goose-girl. Dasent. Popular tales from the Norse. Little Annie's dream; or, The fairy flower. ..."

2. Divide and Rule: State-sponsored Ethnic Violence in Kenya by Binaifer Nowrojee, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Bronwen Manby, Africa Watch Committee (1993)
"They would beat you on your anklebone with an iron stick or they would use a pliers to pull out a toenail. The torture was facilitated by the maintenance of ..."

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