Таранная кость - Talus

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The talus (astragalus; ankle bone) is the second largest of the tarsal bones. It occupies the middle and upper part of the tarsus, supporting the tibia above, resting upon the calcaneus below, articulating on either side with the malleoli, and in front with the navicular. It consists of a body, a neck, and a head


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/).

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Общая анатомия > Кости; система скелета > Добавочный скелет > Кости нижней конечности > Свободная часть нижней конечности > Кости стопы > Кости предплюсны > Таранная кость

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