Definitions for "Malleolus"
Keywords:  ankle, fibula, tibia, medial, distal
A projection at the distal end of each bone of the leg at the ankle joint. The malleolus of the tibia is the internal projection, that of the fibula the external.
Rounded bone process located at either side of the ankle joint. The medial malleolus is part of the distal tibia, the lateral malleolus is the distal fibula. image
The rounded bony prominence on either side of the ankle.
diminutive of Latin malleus = hammer, adjective - malleolar.
Keywords:  halfway, buried, partly, shoot, ground
" A layer, " a shoot partly buried in the ground, and there cut halfway through.