How to use Talus in a sentence
During weight-bearing, 80 to 90% of the load is transmitted through the tibial plafond to the dome of the talus.
There were 6 males and 6 females with the right talus involved in 8 and the left in 4 patients.
A talus cone at the bottom of the moonmilk lined pot was full of animal skulls, mainly goat.
The lower Black Ven Marls of the nearer cliff face are covered by the talus slope of slipped material.
Some of these have formed talus fans of large boulders and debris.Advertisement
The image films were printed for record, and the talus fracture was fixed with 2 cancellous screws from the lateral side.
He took new x-rays and said I fractured my talus bone.
They are extensive grassy plains, the lowest being the bed of an ancient inland lake about which is a broad terrace (mesa), the talus perhaps of the ancient encircling highlands.
The talus zone of this region, especially atelevations of 1000 to 3000 ft., is noted for its great fertility and the luxuriance of its vegetation.
The ore in fine powder is fed in at the top, through a hopper, in a regular thin stream, by a pair of rollers, and in falling lodges on the flats of the bars, forming a talus upon each of the height corresponding to the angle of rest of the material, which is, however, at short intervals removed to lower levels by the arrival of fresh ore from above.Advertisement
Owing to the steepness of the valley sides of many glacial troughs, talus is commonly found in formerly glaciated mountain regions.
Mechanical instability is abnormal movement of the talus within the ankle mortise, usually demonstrated on stress radiography.
But in the " Drift " maps many other types of deposit are indicated, such, for instance, as the ordinary modern alluvium of rivers, and the older river terraces (River-drift of various ages), including gravels, brickearth and loam; old raised sea beaches and blown-sand (Aeolian-drift); the " Head " of Cornwall and Devon, an angular detritus consisting of stones with clay or loam; clay-with-flints, rainwash (landwash), scree and talus; the " Warp," a marine and estuarine silt and clay of the Humber; and also beds of peat and diatomite.