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Tarsal Bones


Updated May 14, 2008

Tarsal Bones

Medial, intermediate and lateral cuneiform bones outlined and labeled.

Photo © Terence Vanderheiden, D.P.M.
Definition: The tarsal bones are located in the midfoot and rearfoot areas. The seven tarsal bones in the foot and ankle are called; "talus," "calcaneus," "navicular," "cuboid," "medial cuneiform," "intermediate cuneiform" and "lateral cuneiform."
Also Known As: tarsus

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