calcaneal tuberosity

(redirected from tuber calcis)

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.

calcaneal tuberosity

a transverse elevation on the plantar surface of the calcaneus to which are attached the abductor digiti minimi, the long plantar ligament, and various other muscles, including the abductor hallucis and the flexor digitorum brevis.

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.
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The gastrocnemius muscle was cut at its insertion on tuber calcis and lifted from their underlying muscles.
Measurement was taken for the length of the tendon retained towards the tuber calcis and it was found to be 1.