talus

Primary Meanings of talus

1.
n
the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
2.
n
a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff
Full Definitions of talus
1

n the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint

Synonyms:
anklebone, astragal, astragalus
Type of:
bone, os
rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
2

n a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff

Synonyms:
scree
Type of:
formation, geological formation
(geology) the geological features of the earth

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