noun, plural cal·ca·ne·i [kal-key-nee-ahy]. /kælˈkeɪ niˌaɪ/.
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Origin of calcaneus
OTHER WORDS FROM calcaneuscal·ca·ne·al, cal·ca·ne·an, adjective
Words nearby calcaneus
Example sentences from the Web for calcaneus
If there is a bony projection from the calcaneus, it should be shaved off with the chisel.
The tendo-calcaneus is detached from the calcaneus, the bursa dissected out, and the tendon replaced.
A second diagnostic point is the abnormal position of the calcaneus and scaphoid with relation to the malleoli and astragalus.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern