Facet for plantar calcaneonavicular ligament - Facies articularis ligamenti calcaneonavicularis plantaris

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The medial articular facet (facet for plantar calcaneonavicular ligament) on the inferior surface of the head of talus,is situated in front of the middle calcaneal facet, is convex, triangular, or semi-oval in shape, and rests on the plantar calcaneonavicular ligament.


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 > Head of talus > Facet for plantar calcaneonavicular ligament

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