Tuberosidad calcánea - Tuber calcanei

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The calcaneus provides the point of the hock with the calcaneal tuberosity that extends proximally from the calcaneus. In ruminants, the calcaneal tuberosity is expanded, roughened and hollowed by a shallow groove. In horses, it is very pronounced and present a mediolateral groove on its proximal surface.




Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke

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