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Locate and name each of the bones of the lower limb.

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Bones of the lower limb are the femur, which extends from the hip to the knee; the patella is a small bone located in front of the knee joint; the tibia is a large bone located in the lower front portion of the leg, on the medial side, also known as the shinbone; the fibula or calf bone is a leg bone located on the lateral side of the tibia; The tarsal bones ( calcaneus, talus, cuboid bone, navicular bone, and the medial, intermediate, lateral cuneiform bones) form a group of seven articulating bones in the foot located between tibia and fibula and the metatarsal bones; the metatarsal bones are a group of five long bones in the foot, found between the phalanges of the toes and the tarsal bones. The phalanges are the bones that make up the toes of the foot, connected to the metatarsals.

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