Talocalcaneocentral joint - Articulatio talocalcaneocentralis

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General terms > Arthrology > Joints of pelvic limb > Joints of foot > Talocalcaneocentral joint



In carnivores, the talocalcaneocentral joint (sometimes called talocalcaneonavicular joint), is the intertarsal joint between the talus and the calcaneus proximally, and the central tarsal distally on the medial side.

In pigs and ruminants, it includes also the tarsal IV.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier


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