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Illustration the anatomy of the foot including the skin, bones, arteries (red), and veins (blue). The toes are made up of the phalanx bones (phalanges), two for the big toe (lower right) and three for the others. Metatarsal bones in the mid-foot link the phalanges to the tarsal bones. The tarsal bones include the cuneiform bones, cuboid and heel bone. These bones articulate with the lower leg bones, the fibula and tibia (shin bone), to form the ankle.
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