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Descriptor in English: Calcaneus
Descriptor in Spanish: Calcáneo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Calcâneo
Descriptor in French: Calcanéus
Entry term(s): Bone, Heel
Heel Bone
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.043.300.710.300
Scope note: The largest of the TARSAL BONES which is situated at the lower and back part of the FOOT, forming the HEEL.
Annotation: do not confuse with HEEL, the area
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Heel MeSH
DeCS UI: 23176
Descriptor UI: D002111
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Calcaneus - Preferred
Concept UI M0003140
Scope note The largest of the TARSAL BONES which is situated at the lower and back part of the FOOT, forming the HEEL.
Preferred term Calcaneus
Entry term(s) Bone, Heel
Heel Bone



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