Body of talus - Corpus tali

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Description

The body of the talus comprises most of the volume of the talus bone. It presents with five surfaces; a superior, inferior, medial, lateral and a posterior.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Bones of foot > Tarsal bones > Talus > Body of talus

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