Definition of Articulatio talocruralis

1. Noun. A gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus.

Exact synonyms: Ankle, Ankle Joint, Mortise Joint
Terms within: Anklebone, Astragal, Astragalus, Talus
Group relationships: Leg
Generic synonyms: Articulatio Plana, Gliding Joint
Derivative terms: Anklet, Anklet, Anklet



Medical Definition of Articulatio talocruralis

1. The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the tibia, the malleolar articular surface of the fibula, and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the talus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Articulatio Talocruralis

articulatio ossis pisiformis
articulatio ovoidalis
articulatio plana
articulatio radiocarpea
articulatio radioulnaris distalis
articulatio radioulnaris proximalis
articulatio sacrococcygea
articulatio sacroiliaca
articulatio sellaris
articulatio simplex
articulatio spheroidea
articulatio sternoclavicularis
articulatio subtalaris
articulatio synovialis
articulatio talocalcaneonavicularis
articulatio talocruralis (current term)
articulatio tarsi transversa
articulatio temporomandibularis
articulatio tibiofibularis
articulatio trochoidea
articulation
articulation disorders
articulation of pisiform bone
articulationes carpometacarpeae
articulationes cinguli membri inferioris
articulationes cinguli membri superioris
articulationes costovertebrales
articulationes intercarpeae
articulationes interchondrales
articulationes intermetacarpeae

Literary usage of Articulatio talocruralis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"(5) The posterior cruciate ligament, at the posterior part of the area. articulatio talocruralis (ANKLE-JOINT). The ankle-joint is a diarthrodial ..."

2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1896)
"(5) The posterior crucial ligament at the hinder part of the area. The Ankle-Joint (articulatio talocruralis).—The ankle- joint is a diarthrodial ..."

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