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the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus

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In contrast to Jardinga, the foot bones at Schlaatz were taken with the skin from the kill and butchering site, whereas most of the spine was left behind.
The bones were found scattered throughout the middens, and consist mostly of hand and foot bones, with a few teeth, ribs and vertebrae.
The footwear, from bootmakers Concave, has layers of extra padding on the top to prevent the easily-damaged foot bones being broken.
Her relics, made up of portions of her thigh and foot bones, were blessed on the steps of Westminster Cathedral by auxiliary Bishop of Westminster the Rt Rev John Arnold before the start of the visit.
Yoga Sandals(R) are a patented line of sandals with four built-in toe separators that help provide a natural alignment of the foot bones, allowing the tendons and muscles in the feet and toes to be exercised properly while walking.
In particular, Dmanisi leg and foot bones would have efficiently supported long-distance walking and running, the scientists assert.
The injury occurs most frequently by unnaturally rolling your foot beyond what the ligaments holding the foot bones together can take.
Over long distances, the ankle joints, tendons, knees and foot bones are exposed to extreme stresses.
According to a report in National Geographic News, the dinosaur's incomplete skeleton, including head, neck, back, and foot bones, was extracted from rocks in the far-southern Patagonia region in Argentina.
In 1995, another investigator noticed foot bones of the australopithecine in a box holding various fossils recovered in the 1970s at Sterkfontein cave, just north of Johannesburg.
Utah scientists announced the discovery of fossilized hand and foot bones of the seven-foot, bird-like dinosaur in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in April 2006.
Clarke made the original discovery, of foot bones from the skeleton, in 1994 and came upon more pieces in a university storeroom.
Archaeologists at the National Museum of Ireland revealed the lower leg and foot bones of an adult were dug up in Rossan bog in Meath.
Further excavation yields more tail vertebrae as well as some limb and foot bones.
Pronated feet flare outward and the foot bones begin to shift position; eventually causing an imbalance in the bones and joints above the pronated foot.