calcaneus

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Synonyms for calcaneus

the largest tarsal bone

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Calcaneum is also a useful tool for determination of sex and is long being considered useful in stature estimation.
Calcaneum is the commonest tarsal bone to be involved in isolated osseous tubercular involvement, followed by talus, distal end of the first metatarsal, navicular, cuneiform, and cuboid in descending order of incidence.
Sustained gentle pressure in line with the fibers of plantar fascia from calcaneum towards the toes using the thumb is given.
3,8) Other common sites of edema include the posterior talus (40%) and the posterior calcaneum (24%); diffuse patchy-marrow edema can appear throughout the hind-foot.
The calcaneum is important in maintaining vertical posture and normal walking.
The axial loading of calcaneum can result in a fracture of the body of the calcaneum as occurred in this case.
Peripheral dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (pDXA) is used to measure bone mass in the radius (non-weightbearing) and calcaneum (trabecular site) with low precision errors, low radiation dose and short data acquisition time.
Broadband ultrasound attenuation of the calcaneum was examined for all women to assess their bone mineral density.
48 In which part of the body would you find the calcaneum bone?
The tendon descended between the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles and was found to lie medial to the tendo calcaneus to be inserted into the small tuberosity on superior surface of calcaneum.
She was unable to bear weight, and had to be carried by her husband to the fracture clinic where examination revealed a palpable defect in the left Achilles tendon 3 cm proximal to its insertion on the calcaneum.
Material: two vertebrae, rib, fragment of humerus, metapodials, calcaneum, and third molar (unnumbered in UMMP).
Characteristics that were simian--flattened tibia, narrow pelvis, elongated calcaneum, long and perforated humerus--relegated the Negro to the bottom of the scale of race development.
Et je me dis Bordeaux et Nantes et Liverpool et New York et San Francisco pas un bout de ce monde qui ne porte mon empreinte digitale et mon calcaneum sur le dos des gratte-ciel et ma crasse dans le scintillement des gemmes.
The humerus, femur, tibia and calcaneum, also part of the same Muskox Cave specimen, will be described as part of a separate project when those elements from Oreamnos are better diagnosed.