Calcaneus

In humans, the calcaneus (s; from the Latin calcaneus or calcaneum, meaning heel) or heel bone is a bone of the tarsus of the foot which constitutes the heel. In some other animals, it is the point of the hock. ==Structure== In humans, the calcaneus is the largest of the tarsal bones and the largest bone of the foot. The tarsal bones of the ankle ...
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calcaneus

(from the article `tarsal`) ...above with the bones of the lower leg to form the ankle joint. The other six tarsals, tightly bound together by ligaments below the talus, ... ...ground, such as the raccoon and the bear; it corresponds to the point of the hock of hoofed mammals and those that walk on their toes (e.g., ... [2 related ar...
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calcaneus

(kal-ka┬┤ne-әs) the irregular quadrangular bone at the back of the tarsus; called also heel bone.
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Calcaneus

Calcaneus: The calcaneus is the heel bone. It is also called the os calcis. The calcaneus is a more or less rectangular bone at the back of the foot. The word 'calcaneus' comes from the Latin calx meaning limestone. The heel bone looked like a lump of chalk (to someone). The word 'calcium' also comes from calx.
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calcaneus

Heel bone.
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calcaneus

Latin calx = heel, hence the bone of the heel.
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calcaneus

The "heel bone" of the foot, located at the back of the tarsus.
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Calcaneus

The heel bone. There are two joints of the heel bone: the subtalar joint that allows motion with the ankle (talus) bone, and the calcaneocuboid joint, which has a complicated biomechanical function that controls flexibility of the foot and controls the arch of the foot. The Achilles tendon attaches to the back of the calcaneus, and the plantar fasc...
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Calcaneus

The heel bone; also termed calcaneum.
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calcaneus

The largest of the tarsal bones and is situated at the lower and back part of the foot forming the heel. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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calcaneus

Type: Term Pronunciation: kal-kā′nē-ŭs, -kā′nē-ī Definitions: 1. The largest of the tarsal bones; it forms the heel and articulates with the cuboid anteriorly and the talus superiorly. Synonyms: talipes calcaneus, calcaneal bone, calcaneum, heel bone, os calcis
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