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subtalar

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adjective sub·ta·lar \ ˌsəb-ˈtā-lər \

medical Definition of subtalar

:situated or occurring beneath the talus; specifically :of, relating to, or being the articulation formed between the posterior facet of the inferior surface of the talus and the posterior facet of the superior surface of the calcaneus
  • the subtalar joint
  • subtalar arthrodesis

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