Descriptor in English: Ankle
Descriptor in Spanish: Tobillo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tornozelo
Descriptor in French: Cheville
Entry term(s): Ankles
Regio tarsalis
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

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