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Terminal part of the leg enabling upright stance and walking. The skeleton of the foot is made up of 26 bones.
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proximal phalange 1st cuneiform 2nd cuneiform navicular talus calcaneus cuboid lateral cuneiform fibula tibia tarsus metatarsus phalanges distal phalange proximal phalange metatarsal distal phalange middle phalange

proximal phalange click to hear : proximal phalange

First phalange of the toe; it is joined to the metatarsus.

1st cuneiform click to hear : 1st cuneiform

Bone of the anterior row of the tarsus articulating especially with the metatarsal bone of the big toe and the scaphoid bone.

2nd cuneiform click to hear : 2nd cuneiform

Bone of the anterior row of the tarsus articulating especially with the metatarsal bone of the second toe and the scaphoid bone.

talus click to hear : talus

Short bone of the tarsus that, with the calcaneus, ensures rotation of the ankle and, with the tibia and fibula, flexion and extension of the foot.

calcaneus click to hear : calcaneus

Bone of the posterior row of the tarsus forming the protuberance of the heel and supporting a large portion of the body’s weight; the Achilles tendon is attached to it.

cuboid click to hear : cuboid

Bone of the anterior row of the tarsus articulating especially with the metatarsal bones of the two last toes.

lateral cuneiform click to hear : lateral cuneiform

Bone of the anterior row of the tarsus articulating especially with the metatarsal bone of the third toe.

fibula click to hear : fibula

Long bone forming the outer portion of the leg; it is connected especially to the bones of the tarsus to form the ankle joint.

tibia click to hear : tibia

Long bone forming the inner portion of the leg; it is connected especially to the tarsus to form the ankle joint.

tarsus click to hear : tarsus

All seven short articulated bones, laid out in two rows, making up the heel and the ankle; it connects the tibia and the fibula to the metatarsus.

metatarsus click to hear : metatarsus

All five long bones that make up the sole of the foot; it connects the anterior row of the tarsus to the proximal phalanges.

phalanges click to hear : phalanges

Articulated bones forming the skeleton of the toes. Each toe has three, while the big toe has only two.

distal phalange click to hear : distal phalange

Last phalange of the toe bearing a nail.

proximal phalange click to hear : proximal phalange

First phalange of the toe; it is joined to the metatarsus.

metatarsal click to hear : metatarsal

Each of the five bones forming the metatarsus.

distal phalange click to hear : distal phalange

Last phalange of the toe bearing a nail.

middle phalange click to hear : middle phalange

Second phalange of the toe between the proximal and distal phalanges. The big toe does not have a middle phalange.