arch of foot
- The longitudinal arch consisting of a medial arch, comprised of the calcaneus, talus, navicular, three cuneiform bones, and the three medial metatarsals, and a lateral arch formed by the calcaneus, cuboid, and the two lateral metatarsals.
- The transverse arch formed by the proximal parts of the metatarsal bones, the three cuneiform bones, and the cuboid.
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