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(N) Bones of the Foot

(N) Bones of the Foot
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noun metatarsus

Translation: metatarso

Definition of metatarsus in English

Set of five long bones, called the metatarsals, which makes up the central region of the foot located between the tarsus and the proximal phalanges.

Definition of metatarsus in Spanish

Conjunto de cinco huesos alargados, llamados metatarsianos, localizado entre el tarso y las falanges proximales, que forma la región central del pie.

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noun metatarsal bone

Translation: metatarsiano

Definition of metatarsal bone in English

Each of the five long bones located in the metatarsus, which articulates the distal tarsal bone with the proximal phalange.

Definition of metatarsal bone in Spanish

Hueso alargado, localizado en el metatarso, que articula los huesos de la segunda fila del tarso con las falanges proximales.

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noun phalanx

Translation: falange

Definition of phalanx in English

Each of the small, thin bones that constitute the fingers and toes.

Definition of phalanx in Spanish

Pequeño hueso fino y corto localizado en el dedo del pie, que se articula con otra falange o con el metatarso.

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noun tarsus

Translation: tarso

Definition of tarsus in English

Set of seven small bones, located on the posterior part of the foot, arranged in two rows and joined by ligaments, which articulates with the metatarsus and the bones of the leg.

Definition of tarsus in Spanish

Conjunto de siete pequeños huesos localizados en la parte posterior del pie, dispuestos en dos filas, unidos por ligamentos, que se articulan con el metatarso y los huesos de la pierna.

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noun astragalus

Translation: astrágalo

Definition of astragalus in English

Short bone, located in the central, superior and posterior part of the tarsus, whose main functions are to transmit the weight of the body to the foot and to allow the flexion and extension of the ankle.

Definition of astragalus in Spanish

Hueso corto localizado en la parte central, superior y posterior del tarso, cuya función principal es transmitir el peso del cuerpo al pie, así como permitir la flexión y extensión del tobillo.

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noun calcaneus

Translation: calcáneo

Definition of calcaneus in English

Largest bone of the foot, located in the central, interior and posterior part of the tarsus, forming the heel.

Definition of calcaneus in Spanish

Hueso mayor del pie, localizado en la parte central, inferior y posterior del tarso, que forma la región del talón.

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noun navicular bone

Translation: navicular

Definition of navicular bone in English

Short bone with a shape similar to the hull of a ship, medially located in the distal row of the tarsus.

Definition of navicular bone in Spanish

Hueso corto del pie, con forma similar al casco de un barco, localizado en la región medial de la segunda fila del tarso.

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noun cuboid bone

Translation: cuboides

Definition of cuboid bone in English

Short bone with a roughly cubic shape, located at the lateral extreme of the distal row of the tarsus.

Definition of cuboid bone in Spanish

Hueso corto con forma cúbica irregular, localizado en el extremo lateral de la segunda fila del tarso.

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noun cuneiform bone

Translation: cuneiforme

Definition of cuneiform bone in English

Each of the three medial bones of the distal row of the tarsus.

Definition of cuneiform bone in Spanish

Uno de los tres huesos cortos del pie, localizados en la región medial o lateral de la segunda fila del tarso.