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medial malleolus


Definition: the process at the medial side of the lower end of the tibia, forming the projection of the medial side of the ankle; the medial malleolus lies superior to the level of the lateral malleolus.

Synonym(s): malleolus medialisTA, inner malleolus, internal malleolus

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