retromalleolar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

retro- +‎ malleolar

Adjective[edit]

retromalleolar (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Behind the malleolus
    • 2015 August 21, Wei-Ju Chang et al., “Combined exercise and transcranial direct current stimulation intervention for knee osteoarthritis: protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial”, in BMJ Open[1], volume 5, DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008482:
      The CPM paradigm has shown good intrasession reliability (ICC>0.75). 37 Nociceptive flexor withdrawal reflex (NFR): NFR is a measure of central sensitisation and descending pain control systems, and was used in previous studies investigating central sensitisation in knee OA. 38 Surface stimulating electrodes will be positioned at a retromalleolar location along the sural nerve on the side of the painful knee.