Lateral process of calcaneal tuberosity - Processus lateralis tuberis calcanei

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The lateral process of the calcaneal tuberosity, small, prominent, and rounded, gives origin to part of the Abductor digiti quinti.


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 > Calcaneus > Calcaneal tuberosity > Lateral process of calcaneal tuberosity

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