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1. calcaneus

noun. the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel.

Synonyms

  • human foot
  • os
  • os tarsi fibulare
  • bone
  • pes
  • heelbone

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • head
  • black
  • boneless

Etymology

  • calcaneus (Latin)

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Sentences with calcaneus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your abductor hallucis muscle stretches from the calcaneus bone at your heel to the base of your big toe.

2. Adjective
In anatomical terms, the hock connects the talus and calcaneus bones of the paw with the tibia and fibula bones in the shin.

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