calcaneal tuberosity

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cal·ca·ne·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
the posterior extremity of the calcaneus, or os calcis, forming the projection of the heel.
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cal·ca·ne·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

(kal-kā'nē-ăl tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
The posterior extremity of the calcaneus, or os calcis, forming the projection of the heel.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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University of Arizona researcher David Raichlen and his colleagues have found that our modern human ancestors were better runner, because they have shorter limb bones, specifically Achilles tendon moment arm and calcaneal tuber from the calcaneus.