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calcaneal tubercle


Definition: the projection, often double, on the inferior aspect of the calcaneus at the anterior end of the area for attachment of the long plantar ligament.

Synonym(s): tuberculum anterior calcaneiTA, tuberculum calcaneiTA, anterior tubercle of calcaneus

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