|Bone: Trochlear process|
|Left calcaneus, lateral surface.|
|Latin||t. fibularis calcanei, processus trochlearis calcanei|
|Gray's||subject #63 266|
The two oblique grooves of the lateral surface of the calcaneus are separated by an elevated ridge, or tubercle, the trochlear process (peroneal tubercle, or fibular trochlea of calcaneus), which varies much in size in different bones.
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