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malleolus

malleolus, pl. malleoli (ma-le´o-lus, -lI) [NA]

A rounded bony prominence such as those on either side of the ankle joint. [L. dim. of malleus, hammer]
external m. lateral m
inner m. medial m
internal m. medial m
lateral m. the process at the lateral side of the lower end of the fibula, forming the projection of the lateral part of the ankle; the lateral malleolus is more inferiorly placed then the medial malleolus.m. lateralis [NA], external m., extramalleolus, outer m;
m. latera´lis [NA] lateral m
medial m. the process at the medial side of the lower end of the tibia, forming the projection of the medial side of the ankle.m. medialis [NA], inner m., internal m;
m. media´lis [NA] medial m
outer m. lateral m

 

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