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Heel Bone

Descriptions of Heel Bone

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

Summary Information: Heel Bone

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

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

Closely Related Organs: Heel Bone

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Heel Bone

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Other Names: Heel Bone

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Heel Bone

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Heel Bone: Related Topics

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