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malleolus (plural malleoli)

  1. The bony prominence on each side of the ankle joint.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From malleus (hammer) +‎ -olus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /malˈle.o.lus/, [malˈle.ɔ.ɫʊs]
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NounEdit

malleolus m (genitive malleolī); second declension (Diminutive of: malleus)

  1. small hammer
  2. (military) fire-dart

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative malleolus malleolī
Genitive malleolī malleolōrum
Dative malleolō malleolīs
Accusative malleolum malleolōs
Ablative malleolō malleolīs
Vocative malleole malleolī

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