Definition of calcaneal in English:

calcaneal

adjective

Anatomy
  • See calcaneus

    • ‘Serum vitamin B-12 levels were not significantly associated with calcaneal bone loss.’
    • ‘The calcaneal bone block was fixed in the femoral tunnel with an interference screw.’
    • ‘In this type of procedure, resection of a calcaneal spur is generally not performed.’
    • ‘The most common causes of heel pain are related to repeated stretching of the plantar fascia in the calcaneal area.’
    • ‘A metal interference screw was used to secure the calcaneal bone block in the femoral tunnel.’

Pronunciation

calcaneal

/kælˈkeɪniəl//kalˈkānēəl/