Skip to Content
Medical Term:

talocalcaneonavicular joint


a ball-and-socket synovial joint, part of which comprises the medial component of the complex transverse tarsal joint; it is formed by the head of the talus articulating with the navicular bone and the anterior part of the calcaneus; the joint also participates in the clinical or functional subtalar (taleocalcaneal) joint.

Synonym(s): articulatio talocalcaneonavicularisTA

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.