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Dr. Kennedy The calcaneus is the heel bone., also called the os calcis. The calcaneus is a more or less rectangular bone at the back of the foot. The word "calcaneus" comes from the Latin calx meaning limestone. The heel bone looked like a lump of chalk (to someone). The word "calcium" also comes from calx.



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