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Middle Facet for Calcaneus
Skeletal System

Middle Facet for Calcaneus

Facies articularis calcanea media

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Description

The middle facet for calcaneus (middle calcaneal articular facet, or middle calcaneal articular surface) is the oval, convex area found along the inferior aspect of the head of talus. It is one of the three facets on the talus that articular with the calcaneus, the other two being the anterior and posterior calcaneal articular facets.

The middle facet for calcaneus articulates with the middle talar articular facet of the calcaneus, contributing to the formation of the talocalcaneonavicular joint.

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