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heel bone

Syllabification: heel bone

Definition of heel bone in English:

noun

The calcaneus.
Example sentences
  • This tendon is a large, strong fibrous cord that connects the muscles in the back of your lower leg to your heel bone (calcaneus).
  • A tight Achilles tendon pulls harder on the heel bone and exerts more pressure on the bottom of the foot.
  • Portable scanners are available in some GP surgeries and can be used to check the bone mass density of the heel bone.

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