calcaneus

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calcaneus

[kal′kan·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
A bone of the tarsus, forming the heel bone in humans. Also known as calcaneum.
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For some elements, generally the smaller, more compact, parts of the skeleton such as calcanea or tall, only a small number of 'fragments' are listed.
Projectile point typology and size comparisons of the bison calcanea firmly establish its Late Palaeoindian age (c.