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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After debridement and reconditioning of the wound, the macroscopically affected part of the calcaneal bone was removed by means of bone rongeur.
sup][40] Generally 1 cm of dorsal-proximal and 2-3 cm of distal-plantar calcaneus are left intact following the calcaneal resection and the Achilles tendon was reattached to the residual calcaneal bone.
Regarding to the calcaneal bone mineral density (BMD), the Z- and T-score in the present study demonstrated the healthy BMD profiles of Chinese elite climbers with marked higher scores found in the female climbers.
Lead concentrations in tibial and calcaneal bone in relation to the history of occupational lead exposure.
Calcaneal bone mineral density in patients with Charcot neuropathic osteoarthropathy: differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Hip and calcaneal bone loss with advancing age: longitudinal results from the study of osteoporotic fractures.