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Talus

talus

1. (Science: anatomy) The astragalus.

2. (Science: surgery) A variety of clubfoot (talipes calcaneus). See the note under Talipes.

1. A slope; the inclination of the face of a work.

2. (Science: geology) A sloping heap of fragments of rock lying at the foot of a precipice.

Origin: L, the ankle, the ankle bone.


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