Tarsal bones

The tarsal bones are the seven bones of the foot excluding the metatarsals and phalanges. They are collectively known as the tarsus. The seven bones are:

There are several mnemonics for the tarsals.

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

Article information

rID: 41455
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tarsus

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Cases and figures

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  • Figure 2
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  • Figure 3a: muscle attachments (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 3b: muscle attachments (Gray's illustration)
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  • Case 1: normal foot CT
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  • Figure 4: calcaneus (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 5: talus (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 6: cuboid (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 7: navicular (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 8: medial cuneiform (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 9: intermediate cuneiform (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 10: lateral cuneiform (Gray's illustration)
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  • Figure 11: foot (Gray's illustration)
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