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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Researchers archived sera and measured calcaneal bone mineral density (BMD) in community-dwelling white women aged 65 and older, who participated in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures.
As an indicator of chronic Pb exposure, we measured concentrations of tibial and calcaneal bone Pb stores using [.
Urinary cadmium excretion is correlated with calcaneal bone mass in Japanese women living in an urban area.