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talocalcaneonavicular joint


Definition: 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

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