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Descriptions of Calcaneus

Calcaneus: the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Calcaneus

Calcaneus: The calcaneus is a bone in the foot that gives structure to the heel. There are two calcaneus bones, one in each foot. The calcaneus bones are a type of tarsal bone. The Achilles tendon inserts into the calcaneus bone.

Conditions that can afflict the calcaneus include infection, trauma, heel spurs, fracture, osteomyelitis and calcaneal apophysitis.

Closely Related Organs: Calcaneus

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Calcaneus

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Other Names: Calcaneus

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Calcaneus

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