heelbone


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Noun1.heelbone - the largest tarsal boneheelbone - the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
foot, human foot, pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
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The impact of the car caused Claire's heelbone to completely detach from her ankle, which is now held together by screws and has not healed.
Plantar fasciitis This is inflammation in the plantar fascia, a band of tissue that runs the length of the bottom of the foot and links your toes to your heelbone.
She was taken to Ashington's Wansbeck Hospital with injuries including three fractures to her pelvis, a broken vertebrae and a smashed ankle and heelbone.