ankle breadth

ankle breadth

[′aŋ·kəl ‚bredth]
(anthropology)
The distance measured between projections at lower ends of the tibia and fibula.
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Participants' body weight, height, humerus breadth, wrist breadth, femur breadth, ankle breadth, limb circumferences (upper arm, thigh, and calf), and skin fold thickness (triceps, thigh, and calf) were measured by trained testers.