calcaneus

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Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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As a result, researchers concluded that while serum vitamin B12 levels were not significantly associated with calcaneal bone loss, low serum vitamin B12 levels were associated with increased rates of hip bone loss in older women.
Participants were categorized into quartiles of exposures individually for categories of whole-body lifetime Pb exposure, K-XRF calcaneal bone Pb measurement, and K-XRF tibial bone Pb measurement, as described in "Materials and Methods.
2003) used a calcaneal bone stiffness index to estimate bone density mass of a group of adult Japanese women whose mean (range) of urinary Cd concentration was 2.