Foot (plantar view): five-toed
organ at the end of a human leg that supports the body and is used for
Talocalcaneal ligement: strong, dense fibrous tissue connecting
the astragalus and the calcaneum.
Calcaneus: projecting bone of the tarsus that forms the heel.
Plantar fascia: membrane enveloping the muscle in the plantar
area of the foot. Its extension attach the bones to the muscles.
Tendon of flexor digitorum longus: tissue that attaches the flexor
longus digitorum to the third phalange.
Tendon of extensor digitorum longus: tissue that attaches the
extensor longus digitorum to the third phalange.
Head of the metatarsal: end of the metatarsal bone.
Cuneiform bone: central bone of the tarsus.
Navicular: small, boat-shaped bone of the foot.
Talus: bone of the tarsus that is jointed with the fibula and
Distal extremity of the tibia: the end of the tibia closest to