heel bone

noun

Origin:
1590–1600

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heel bone
 
n
the nontechnical name for calcaneus

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Medical Dictionary

heel bone n.
See calcaneus.

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Example sentences
The pain feels rather deep towards the heel bone rather than skin deep.
The bone is in the mid-tarsal region, where the heel bone and forefoot meet.
Descriptors: dromedary camels, heel bone fractures, treatment.
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