prominent heel


A condition marked by a tender swelling on the heel caused by a thickening of the periosteum or fibrous tissue covering the back of the calcaneus.

Nearby words

  1. promethium,
  2. promilitary,
  3. prominence,
  4. prominences,
  5. prominent,
  6. prominent moth,
  7. prominently,
  8. promiscuity,
  9. promiscuous,
  10. promise

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