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Descriptor in English: Heel
Descriptor in Spanish: Talón
Descriptor in Portuguese: Calcanhar
Descriptor in French: Talon
Entry term(s): Heels
Sinus Tarsi
Sinus Tarsus
Tree number(s): A01.378.610.250.510
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
See also the descriptors: Achilles Tendon MeSH
Calcaneus MeSH
Talus MeSH
DeCS UI: 23276
Descriptor UI: D006365
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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