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heel bone

Origin of heel bone
1590-1600 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for heel bone
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for heel bone

heel bone

the nontechnical name for calcaneus
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heel bone in Medicine

heel bone n.
See calcaneus.

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