tarsal bones


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tar·sal bones

[TA]
the seven bones of the instep: talus, calcaneus, navicular, three cuneiform (wedge), and cuboid bones.
Synonym(s): ossa tarsi [TA], tarsale [TA], ossa tarsalia

tar·sal bones

(tahr'săl bōnz) [TA]
The seven bones of the instep: talus, calcaneus, navicular, three cuneiform (wedge), and cuboid.

tarsus

midfoot (i.e. medial, intermediate and lateral cuneiforms, cuboid, navicular, associated joints and articulations)
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Ospreys physio Chris Towers said: "Jamie damaged ligaments as well as sustaining a compression fracture to one of the small tarsal bones of his foot.
This type of developmental anomaly of the foot may change the biomechanics of the tarsal bones, which can allow minor injuries to cause disproportionately severe symptoms.
The tarsal bones are a common site of trabecular stress injury.