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LOWER LEG

TIBIA

--tibia: body's second largest bone

--lateral & medial condyles articulate with those of the femur

--medial malleolus forms part of ankle

--you can palpate most of the tibia & the medial malleolus

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FIBULA

--fibula: composes the external ankle (lateral malleolus),                                  

--head makes up no part of the knee

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FIBULA

FOOT

--talus alone articulates with tibia & fibula

--calcaneus, the heel bone, the largest & strongest

--cuboid, navicular, & 3 cuneiform bones (lateral, intermediate, & medial)

--arches help bear weight

--foot: 5 metatarsals; 14 phalanges (big toe has 2)

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