Head of talus - Caput tali

Description

In carnivores, the head of talus is located at the base (distal part) of the talus ant articulates with the central tarsal bone. The head is separated by the neck from the body of talus.

In horses, the distal articular surface of the is flat so there is no head or neck.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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