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Synonyms for ankle

a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

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The Donrussellia ankle bone was more similar to the ankle bones of (https://www.
Several 65-millionyear-old fossil ankle bones from Montana belong to a small tree-dwelling species known as Purgatorius, Stephen Chester of Yale University announced on October 19.
SUZANNE Shaw's future in Dancing On Ice hangs in the balance after she chipped an ankle bone yesterday when landing awkwardly in rehearsals.
SUZANNE Shaw's future in the Dancing On Ice contest hung in the balance last night after she chipped an ankle bone when landing awkwardly in rehearsals.
Ex-Watford pro David Evans, now Llanfairpwll's captain, has a cracked ankle bone and will miss today's clash with potential title contenders Bala Town, writes Keith Evans.
THERE were rumours abounding late on Thursday night that a fractured ankle bone was the reason for Serena Williams being taken to three sets in her opening two matches at the All England Club.
Unfortunately, in Flintoff's case, the plaster was around his left foot following an op on an ankle bone spur.
He's had a `stress reaction' in an ankle bone, a warning to go easy or risk a fracture.
Either they would wobble around as I walked or slip down and land on my ankle bone.
And Republic team doctor Conal Hooper said: 'The worry is that Barry has a hairline crack in the ankle bone and he is going to have a scan.
Your pinkie should be resting on the upper edge of the ankle bone.
An important finding supporting Rieppel and deBraga's conclusion about turtles has to do with the pattern of ankle bone formation in turtles, lizards, and an endangered lizard-like species known as tuatara, which survives on islands off the coast of New Zealand.
With excitement, we collectively experienced God breathing life into and connecting those dry bones limb by limb as Dynamo strutted up and down the aisle connecting the neck bone to the shoulder bone and the hip bone to the thigh bone and the leg bone to the ankle bone and the ankle bone to the foot bone and we all emerged invigorated new people.
If the tear is severe, or the tip of the outer leg bone (the fibula) is broken where it attaches to the ankle bone, a cast will be required to stabilize the joint.
The device, HyProCure, stabilizes the ankle bone on the hindfoot bones, thus relieving posterior tibial nerve strain and tarsal tunnel (foot's version of the carpal tunnel) pressures.