calcaneum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin the heel, from calx, calcis.

Noun[edit]

calcaneum (plural calcaneums or calcanea)

  1. (anatomy) The calcaneus.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From calx (heel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calcāneum n (genitive calcāneī); second declension

  1. heel

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative calcāneum calcānea
genitive calcāneī calcāneōrum
dative calcāneō calcāneīs
accusative calcāneum calcānea
ablative calcāneō calcāneīs
vocative calcāneum calcānea

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