Neck of talus

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Neck of talus
Left talus, from above.
Latin collum tali
Gray's p.266
Anatomical terminology

The neck of talus is a talus bone of the human foot directed anteromedially, and comprises the constricted portion of the bone between the body and the oval head.

Its upper and medial surfaces are rough, for the attachment of ligaments; its lateral surface is concave and is continuous below with the deep groove for the interosseous talocalcaneal ligament.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.