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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Cut-marks are also visible on the left and right calcanei of aurochs 1 (FIGURE 6).
The best-preserved elements of the skeleton are the skull and mandible, the bodies of four vertebrae (T11, T12, L1, L2), and the calcanei.