Talus

The talus bone, which is also known as the astragalus, is one of the tarsal bones in the foot. It is colloquially referred to as the 'ankle bone'.

The location of the talus is indicated in the diagram, where all the tarsal bones are shaded blue to identify the group of them as a group.

More about Foot and Leg Bones:

This website includes many pages about bones and the skeletal system. The following pages may be of interest. These also link to further pages about related topics such as specific types of fractures, bone diseases and so on.

For further information see also our pages of books about orthopaedics.

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