flexor retinaculum of ankle


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flexor retinaculum of ankle

Etymology: L, flexor, bender, retinaculum, halter; AS, ancleow
1 a strong band of fascia from the medial malleolus to the calcaneum, passing over the three long flexor tendons and blood vessels and nerves of the posterior leg.
2 the roof of the tarsal tunnel.

flexor retinaculum of ankle

The retinaculum extending from the medial malleolus to the medial tubercle of the calcaneus.
See also: retinaculum