What Is the Function of the Tarsals?

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The tarsals are the short bones in the foot. They connect the metatarsals to other parts of the upper foot. The metatarsals connect to the phalanges, or toe bones. The tarsals add extra flexibility to the foot.
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The Tarsus
The skeleton of the foot consists of three parts: the tarsus, metatarsus, and phalanges. The tarsal bones are seven in number, viz., the calcaneus, talus, cuboid, navicular, and the first, second, and third cuneiforms. The calcaneus is the... More »
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