SYN: painful heel. [calcaneo- + G. odyne, pain]

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cal·ca·ne·odyn·ia (kal-ka″ne-o-dinґe-ə) pain in the heel, or calcaneus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • heel — 1. Proximal portion of the plantar surface of the foot. 2. SYN: calx (2). 3. SYN: distal end. [A.S. hela] black h. SYN: calcaneal petechiae. cracked h. SYN: keratoderma plantare sulcatum. painful h. a condition in which bearing …   Medical dictionary

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