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Descriptor English: Heel
Descriptor Spanish: Talón
Descriptor Portuguese: Calcanhar
Descriptor French: Talon
Entry term(s): Heels
Sinus Tarsi
Sinus Tarsus
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.250.510
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006365
Scope note: The back (or posterior) of the foot in PRIMATES, found behind the ankle and distal to the toes.
Annotation: primates only
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
Related: Achilles Tendon MeSH
Calcaneus MeSH
Talus MeSH
DeCS ID: 23276
Unique ID: D006365
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/26
Heel - Preferred
Concept UI M0009996
Scope note The back (or posterior) of the foot in PRIMATES, found behind the ankle and distal to the toes.
Preferred term Heel
Entry term(s) Heels
Sinus Tarsi - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000612029
Scope note A cavity found on the outside part of the hindfoot between the TALUS and the CALCANEUS.
Preferred term Sinus Tarsi
Entry term(s) Sinus Tarsus



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