Meaning of “calcaneus” in the English Dictionary


"calcaneus" in English

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calcaneusnoun [ C ]

uk /kælˈkeɪ.ni.əs/ us /kælˈkeɪ.ni.əs/ plural calcanei /kælˈkeɪ.ni.aɪ/ also calcaneum, /kælˈkeɪ.ni.əm/ plural calcanea /kælˈkeɪ.ni.ə/

Examples from literature

  • If there is a bony projection from the calcaneus, it should be shaved off with the chisel. 

(Definition of “calcaneus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)