Pronunciation: (tā'lus), [key]
—pl. -liPronunciation: (-lī). [key] Anat.
the uppermost bone of the proximal row of bones of the tarsus; anklebone.
Pronunciation: (tā'lus, tal'us), [key]
1. a slope.
2. Geol.a sloping mass of rocky fragments at the base of a cliff.
3. Fort.the slope of the face of a work.
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