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 (kăl-kā′nē-əs) also cal·ca·ne·um (-nē-əm)
n. pl. cal·ca·ne·i (-nē-ī′) also cal·ca·ne·a (-nē-ə)
The quadrangular bone at the back of the tarsus. Also called heel bone.

[Late Latin calcāneus, heel, from Latin calcāneum, from calx, calc-.]

cal·ca′ne·al adj.
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Adj.1.calcaneal - relating to the heel bone or heel


, calcanean
a. calcáneo-a, rel. al calcáneo;
___ bonehueso calcáneo;
___ fracturefractura calcánea.
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This calcaneal rotation is not very obvious during walking because the metatarsals of the forefoo appear to remain stationary.
The pre-operative average Talo 1st Metatarsal angle was 300 in antero-posterior view and the average pre-operative Talo Calcaneal angle was 620 in lateral view (Table VI).
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For diagnosis of severe pes planus we used calcaneal high angle and broken of first metatars-talus line in lateral foot radiography talo-calcaneal separation in AP foot radiograph and tarsal degeneration in both radiographs.
The body is defined as the part of the bone located posterior to an imaginary plane passing through the anterior border of the superior surface of the trochlea of the tali and posterior calcaneal surface.
Standard plain radiographs of the affected heels were taken to document the presence/absence of calcaneal spur.
Orthotics have been shown to decrease tibial internal rotation, (20) the calcaneal eversion angle, (21,22) and navicular drop, (23) which are all associated with hyperpronation.
To the best of our knowledge, there is only one field survey in which calcaneal ultrasonography was used to determine the prevalence of OP in the middle Anatolian population aged more than 40 years.
The Achilles tendon (Common Calcaneal Tendon, CCT)) is the strongest tendon of the musculoskeletal system in dog.
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