Calcaneus



Anatomy. the largest tarsal bone, forming the prominence of the heel.
Zoology. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates.
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Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

noun (pl) -nei (-nɪˌaɪ), -nea (-nɪə)
the largest tarsal bone, forming the heel in man Nontechnical name heel bone
the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
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cal·ca’ne·al adj.

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