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.
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
Literary usage of Articulatio talocruralis
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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 ..."