Mal*le"*o*lus (?), n.; pl. Malleoli (#). [L., dim. of malleus hammer.]

1. Anat.

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.


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