noun. the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint.
- articulatio talocruralis
- ankle joint
- mortise joint
- ἀστράγαλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
noun. large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions; largest genus in the family Leguminosae.
- genus Astragalus
- milk vetch
- rosid dicot genus
- subfamily Papilionoideae
Sentences with astragalus
Wash the astragalus root with warm water, removing all the dirt.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Use a shovel to dig a shallow circle around the root of the astragalus.