- astragalus), cuboid, navicular (scaphoid), and the first, second, and third cuneiform bones. The tarsus contributes to the broad, flat framework of the foot. This is appropriate since "tarsus" comes from the Greek "tarsos" meaning a wicker framework or basket.
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