Search
Descriptor in English: Ankle
Descriptor in Spanish: Tobillo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tornozelo
Descriptor in French: Cheville
Entry term(s): Ankles
Regio tarsalis
Tarsus
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.050
Scope note: The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.
Annotation: primates only; use TARSUS, ANIMAL for non-primate vertebrates; differentiate from ANKLE JOINT; ANKLE BONES see TARSAL BONES is also available; do not confuse X ref TARSUS with tarsus or tarsal referring to the eyelid
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
History Note: 1963; use ANKLE INJURIES to search ANKLE/injuries 1966-91
See also the descriptors: Ankle Joint MeSH
Tarsal Bones MeSH
DeCS UI: 856
Descriptor UI: D000842
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Ankle - Preferred
Concept UI M0001252
Scope note The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.
Preferred term Ankle
Entry term(s) Ankles
Regio tarsalis
Tarsus



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey