mortise joint


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an·kle joint

[TA]
a hinge synovial joint between the tibia and fibula above and the talus below.

mortise joint

[môr′tis]
Etymology: ME, mortays, fixed in, jungere, to join
the articulatio talocruralis joint of the ankle.

an·kle joint

(ang'kĕl joynt) [TA]
A hinge synovial joint that is placed between the tibia and fibula above and with the talus below.
Synonym(s): ankle (1) , mortise joint, talocrural joint.