ankle: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ang'kul), [key]
— n.
  1. (in humans) the joint between the foot and the leg, in which movement occurs in two planes.
  2. the corresponding joint in a quadruped or bird; hock.
  3. the slender part of the leg above the foot.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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