tal-, talo-, tali-

(Latin: the ankle, anklebone)

articulatio talocruralis (s) (noun), articulatio talocruralises (pl)
1. A hinge synovial joint between the tibia and fibula above and the talus below.
2. A gliding ankle joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus.
3. The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the tibia, the malleolar articular surface of the fibula, and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the talus.
Pain in the heel or ankle.
Relating to the talus.
1. The winged sandals of the Greek god, Hermes; and the Latin equivalent god, Mercury. Winged sandals were also worn by Iris, Eos, Eros, the Furies, and the Harpies.
2. In Latin, talaria refers to "winged shoes" or sandals while a talar refers to "a robe that reaches down, or stretches, to the ankle" and by extensiion, talus, "ankle, ankle bone, heel."
1. Any deformity of the foot involving the talus; also known as, "clubfoot".
2. A congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes.
talipomanus (s) (noun), talipomanus (pl)
1. A deformity of the hand because of a congenital absence of the radius or ulna in which the hand is twisted out of shape or position: Since Susan had talipomanus, or "clubhand", she had to learn to cope with everyday situations in a special way which she learned at physical therapy.
2. Etymology: from Latin talus, "ankle" + pes, "foot" + manus, "hand".
talocalcaneal, talocalcanean
Relating to the talus and the calcaneus (the heel bone).
Relating to the talus and the bones of the leg; denoting the ankle joint.
Relating to the talus and the fibula.
1. The claws (or less usually in singular, any claw) of a bird or beast.
2. The powerful claws of a bird of prey, or of a dragon, griffin, etc.
3. The caudally directed digit on the foot, particularly of a bird of prey.
4. A heel-like part or object.
3. An obsolete definition: The "heel" or hinder part of the foot of certain quadrupeds, as swine and deer, or of the hoof of a horse.
talonavicular, taloscaphoid
Relating to the talus and the navicular bone (bone in the ankle).
A flattened cusp on a mammalian lower molar tooth, corresponding to the talon on an upper molar.
Relating to, or concerning, the talus and the tibia.
talus (s), tali (pl)
The ankle bone articulating with the tibia, fibula, calcaneus, and navicular bone; formerly called astragalus.