Definition of malleolar in US English:

malleolar

adjective

Anatomy
  • See malleolus

    • ‘The dorsal metatarsal, deep plantar, lateral and medial plantar, and lateral malleolar arteries are identified.’
    • ‘Use of a CAT scan is optimal to verify the actual variation in the malleolar axial relationship.’
    • ‘Radiographs may reveal malleolar fractures, talar dome fractures or disruption of the ankle syndesmosis.’
    • ‘We report the radiological and MRI finding of posterior malleolar periostitis in football players with high ankle sprains.’
    • ‘The principle torsions of clinical interest are femoral torsion and malleolar torsion.’

Pronunciation

malleolar

/məˈlēələr/