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ta·lus, gen. and pl.
ta·li(tā'lŭs, -lī), [TA]
talus/ta·lus/ (ta´lus) pl. ta´li [L.] ankle bone; the highest of the tarsal bones and the one that articulates with the tibia and fibula to form the ankle joint.
ta·lus, pl. tali (tā'lŭs, -lī) [TA]
Synonym(s): ankle bone, ankle (3) , astragalus.
talusThe second largest bone of the foot that rests on top of the heel bone (calcaneus) and articulates with the TIBIA and FIBULA to form the ankle joint.
talus; astragalus ankle bone
inferior surface of body of talus articulates with superior aspect of calcaneum, forming subtalar joint
head of talus articulates with navicular forming TNJ itself a component of midtarsal joint
superior (trochlear) surface of body of talus articulates with inferior ends of tibia and fibula, forming ankle joint