<zoology> A slender bony or cartilaginous process developed from the heel bone of bats. It helps to support the wing membranes.

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heel spur syndromemedical dictionary

<syndrome>

A condition where the plantar fascia becomes inflamed at the region of a bony spur or growth off the calcaneous bone (heel).

Common symptoms include foot pain that is exacerbated by activity.

(27 Sep 1997)

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