Medial malleolus - Malleolus medialis

Description

The medial malleolus is a bony non articular enlargement of the distal part of tibia, medially to the cochlea. On its caudal part is flat groove called the malleolar groove, for the tendon of flexor digitorum (digitalis) muscle (and caudal tibial muscle in carnivores).


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke

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