hindfoot

noun
hind·​foot | \ -ˌfu̇t How to pronounce hindfoot (audio) \

Medical Definition of hindfoot

1 usually hind foot : one of the posterior feet of a quadruped
2 : the posterior part of the human foot that contains the calcaneus, talus, navicular, and cuboid bones

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“Hindfoot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hindfoot. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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