calcaneum


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calcaneum

[kal′kan·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
A bony projection of the metatarsus in birds.
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Comparison of BMD at calcaneum in Indian children (37) with data from healthy Caucasian children in the United Kingdom acquired with the same model of densitometer (34) showed that LSES subjects had lower values and USES subjects had higher values.
48 In which part of the body would you find the calcaneum bone?
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.