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heel

heel (hel)

1. calx (2) 2. distal end [A.S. hela]
black h. calcaneal petechiae
contracted h. contracted foot (2)
cracked h. keratoderma plantare sulcatum
grease h. 1. initially, lesions of horsepox occurring in the skin of the flexor surface of the fetlock of the horse; 2. now frequently applied to any weeping, eczematous condition of that area.scratches;
painful h. a condition in which bearing weight on the h. causes pain of varying severity.calcaneodynia, calcodynia;
prominent h. a condition marked by a tender swelling on the os calcis due to a thickening of the periosteum or fibrous tissue covering the back of the os calcis.

 

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