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Definition of "calcaneal" [cal•ca•ne•al]

  • Of or pertaining to the calcaneus (heel bone). (adjective)

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Use "calcaneal" in a sentence
  • "“The tibial shaft was unstable, so you managed the fracture with calcaneal pin traction, is that correct?”"
  • "The posterior or talocalcaneal articulation is formed between the posterior calcaneal facet on the inferior surface of the talus, and the posterior facet on the superior surface of the calcaneus."
  • "It is bounded anteriorly by a deep depression which is continued backward and medialward in the form of a groove, the calcaneal sulcus."