Ankle bone, the bone of the ankle; the astragalus.

(An"kled) a. Having ankles; — used in composition; as, well-ankled. Beau. & Fl.

(An`i*so*mer"ic) a. [Gr. unequal + part.] (Chem.) Not isomeric; not made of the same components in the same proportions.

(An`i*som"er*ous) a. [See Anisomeric.] (Bot.) Having the number of floral organs unequal, as four petals and six stamens.

(An`i*so*met"ric) a. [Gr. 'an priv. + E. isometric.] Not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts; — said of crystals with three unequal axes. Dana.

(An`i*so*pet"al*ous) a. [Gr. unequal + leaf.] (Bot.) Having unequal petals.

(An`i*soph"yl*lous) a. [Gr. unequal + leaf.] (Bot.) Having unequal leaves.

(||An`i*so*pleu"ra) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. unequal + side.] (Zoöl.) A primary division of gastropods, including those having spiral shells. The two sides of the body are unequally developed.

(||An`i*sop"o*da) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. unequal + -poda.] (Zoöl.) A division of Crustacea, which, in some its characteristics, is intermediate between Amphipoda and Isopoda.

(An`i*so*stem"o*nous) a. [Gr. unequal + warp, thread; to stand.] (Bot.) Having unequal stamens; having stamens different in number from the petals.

(An`i*so*sthen"ic) a. [Gr. unequal + strength.] Of unequal strength.

(An"i*so*trope` An`i*so*trop"ic) a. (Physics) Not isotropic; having different properties in different directions; thus, crystals of the isometric system are optically isotropic, but all other crystals are anisotropic.

(An`i*sot"ro*pous) a. Anisotropic.

(An"ker) n. [D. anker: cf. LL. anceria, ancheria.] A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8½ imperial gallons.

(An"ker*ite) n. [So called from Prof. Anker of Austria: cf. F. ankérite, G. ankerit.] (Min.) A mineral closely related to dolomite, but containing iron.

(An"kle) n. [OE. ancle, anclow, AS. ancleow; akin to Icel. ökkla, ökli, Dan. and Sw. ankel, D. enklaauw, enkel, G. enkel, and perh. OHG. encha, ancha thigh, shin: cf. Skr. anga limb, anguri finger. Cf. Haunch.] The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus.

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