talus : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff
- n the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
- He then inserts the metal into the tibia and fastens the dome to the talus.
- From sundown to sundown the devout turned their talus-wrapped shoulders and bowed heads toward the East in dutiful prayer.
- The lower ends of the two leg bones, the tibia and fibula, as well as some of the talus or anklebone, were trimmed, and two stainless-steel nails were driven up through the heel .
News & Articles
- Power out all over Issaquah
NEW — 10:40 p.m. June 30, 2013 A power outage occurred at about 9:30 p.m. June 30 in neighborhoods ranging from the Issaquah Highlands to Talus, and including downtown. As of 10:15 p.m., representatives from Puget Sound Energy confirmed that Swedish/Issaquah was among the sites left without power. They said that a little over 6,000 of the utility’s [...]
July 1, 2013 - Issaquah Press
- David Attenborough in The Sun
Sir David said: "A bone in Ida's foot could be the evidence that the first small adaptations towards walking upright happened 47million years ago. A tiny bone in her ankle, the talus, is shaped like that of a modern human. It is the key to bearing...
- Reece Young in New Zealand Herald
Initially it was diagnosed as a sprain but when it was x-rayed back home it showed I had broken the side of the talus bone and it will need an operation,said Young as he watched the action at Eden Park on crutches and with a protective boot...