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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