OSSA PEDIS. Bones of the foot.
1 TARSUS. The region of articulation extending from the heel to the metatarsals. E
2 TARSAL BONES. Ossa tarsi (tarsalia). The seven bones of the ankle, including the talus, cal-caneus, os cuboideum, and three cuneiform bones. E
3 Talus. The ankle bone, which is located between the tibia, calcaneus, navicular bone, and fibula. A B E
4 Head of talus. Caput tali (talare). It articulates with the navicular bone. A B
5 Neck of talus. Collum tali. Proximal tapering part of the head of the talus. A B
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