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posterior calcaneal articular facet of talus


Definition: articular surface on the inferior aspect of the body of the talus, posterior to the talar sulcus, which articulates with the posterior talar articular surface of the calcaneus as part of the subtalar (posterior talocalcanean) joint.

Synonym(s): facies articularis calcanea posterior taliTA

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