Skeleton of the pes - Skeleton pedis

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General terms > Osteology > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of pelvic limb > Skeleton of the pes

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The skeleton of the pes (skeleton of the hindfoot; pelvic autopodium) is composed by 3 segments of bones, from proximal to distal:

  • Tarsal bones (basipodium)
  • Metatarsal bones (metapodium)
  • Phalanges (acropodium) 

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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