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  • noun

Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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Our data are in agreement with the observation that after 6 weeks of bed rest, only trends toward a decrease in total-body bone mineral density, as well as decreases in the lumbar spine, trunk, and legs have been found (7), whereas substantial decreases in total-body, lumbar spine, femoral neck, trochanter, tibia, and calcaneus bone mineral densities were present after 17 weeks of immobilization (6).
The study measured the BMD of each patients' calcaneus bone, which is easily accessible at the rear of the ankle.
Mrs Gatland said her husband landed falling backwards, "so his heels took the impact and the calcaneus bone, that heel bone, is a really painful injury.
Finally, calcaneus bone Pb exposure was categorized into quartiles based on the exposure of the control group as follows: first (0-11.
Serum bone alkaline phosphatase and calcaneus bone density predict fractures: a prospective study.