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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The former Scotland World Cup winger is being treated for a chipped heelbone after Glasgow's Celtic League defeat at Cardiff.
two heelbones and encircled seven vertical staffs]+ [one heelbone, two vertical staffs and encircled three vertical staffs]( where the 10 encircled vertical staffs = one heelbone)] =[4 heelbones and 2 vertical staffs]
One of the most striking photographs is of the heelbone of a young first century man with the nail used in his crucifixion still protruding.