a fracture of the lower fibula and of the malleolus of the tibia, resulting in outward displacement of the foot.
a fracture of the lower part of the fibula, usually with dislocation of the ankle
Pott’s fracture n.
A fracture of the lower part of the fibula and of the bony prominence near the ankle joint, causing the foot to turn out.
[pot-oh] /ˈpɒt oʊ/ noun, plural pottos. 1. any of several lorislike, African lemurs of the genera Perodicticus and Arctocebus, especially P. potto, having a short tail and vestigial index fingers. 2. the kinkajou. /ˈpɒtəʊ/ noun (pl) -tos 1. a short-tailed prosimian primate, Perodicticus potto, having vertebral spines protruding through the skin in the neck region, […]
[pot-l] /ˈpɒt l/ noun 1. a former liquid measure equal to two quarts. 2. a pot or tankard of this capacity. 3. the wine or other liquid in it. /ˈpɒtəl/ noun 1. (archaic) a liquid measure equal to half a gallon 2. (NZ) a plastic or cardboard container for foods such as yoghurt, fruit salad, […]
noun 1. a minimum income level used as an official standard for determining the proportion of a population living in poverty.
- Poverty trap
noun 1. the situation of being unable to escape poverty because of being dependent on state benefits, which are reduced by the same amount as any extra income gained noun a situation for low-income people in which an increase in wages is offset by a loss of welfare benefits