ankle ankle  /ˈæŋ kəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

Usage(s):

  1. Of all the body's joints, the ankle is one of the most complex.
  2. Corbis The X-ray of an ankle with a torn Achilles tendon will generally be normal, but simply examining the patient makes the diagnosis quite easy.
  3. The ankle injury is the result of bone spurs that dig into Hamm's tibia, or lower leg bone, and causes extreme pain.

News

  1. Harris Suffers Sprained Ankle

    Cowboys receiver Dwayne Harris left practice Tuesday with a sprained ankle, but the injury isn't thought to be serious. Photo Credit: Getty Images
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Dallas Fort Worth

  2. DUI suspect cuts ankle bracelet, goes on the run

    Last July, Judge Walter Heinrich gave Christopher Ponce a stern earful before releasing him on bond. But 288 days later, Ponce is gone. Hillsborough sheriff's investigators say Ponce cut his GPS ankle bracelet and took off.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

  3. Yankees' Jeter (ankle) increases baseball activities

    Yankees' Jeter (ankle) increases baseball activities
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

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Quotes

  1. "He's the kind of guy you ride a hot hand, that's for sure," Jackson said. "We were waiting for him to do that. He came in at halftime and got his ankle re-taped [Bryant said he tweaked it in the first half] and went out there and found a...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Phil Jackson Source: ESPN

  2. "He got smoked with the ball in the ankle, but we felt whether he was hurt or not hurt the effort wasn't there," Gonzalez said. "There's 24 guys out there that are busting their butts ...... We expect an effort from 25 guys on this team and...
    on May 17, 2010 By: Fredi Gonzalez Source: Sun-Sentinel

  3. "I'm here for five years. I'm not here just obviously for the game on Saturday. It's great that Chelsea is here. It's great to have great players, and a great team, great manager here. But I think it's more important for me personally that my ankle...
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: David Beckham Source: International Herald Tribune

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