tarsals

Talus

Talus The structure indicated is the talus bone of the foot. The foot contains three groups of bones: Tarsals Metatarsals Phalanges The talus is one of seven tarsal bones. There are three groups of tarsal bones: Proximal group Intermediate group Distal group There are two bones in the proximal group of tarsal bones: the talus and the calcaneus. The calcaneus is the largest tarsal bone and forms the heel through its posterior projection. The talus articulates with the medial malleolus of the tibia and the lateral malleolus of the fibula to form the ankle joint. In addition, it articulates with …

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Talus

Cuboid Bone

Cuboid Bone The structure indicated is the cuboid bone of the foot. The foot contains three groups of bones: Tarsals Metatarsals Phalanges The cuboid bone is one of seven tarsal bones. There are three groups of tarsal bones: Proximal group Intermediate group Distal group The cuboid bone belongs to the distal group of tarsal bones. There are four bones in the distal group: Lateral cuneiform Intermediate cuneiform Medial cuneiform Cuboid The cuboid bone is the most lateral bone in the distal row of tarsal bones, it is named on the basis of its shape which roughly resembles a cube. The …

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cuboid bone