Calcaneus

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Calcaneus
Subtalar Joint.PNG
The calcaneus forms the banie pairt o the heel. It forms a jynt wi the talus bone, the subtalar jynt.
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Banes o the fit, wi the calcaneus shawn in reid
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Identifiers
Laitin Calcaneus, Calcaneum, Os calcis
TA A02.5.11.001
FMA FMA:24496
Anatomical terms o bane

In humans, the calcaneus, frae the Laitin calcaneus or calcaneum, meanin heel[1]) or heel bane is a bane o the tarsus o the fit that constitutes the heel.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mosby’s Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary, Fourth Edition, Mosby-Year Book Inc., 1994, p. 242