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Alcanna
Alcanna Al*can"na, n. [Sp. alcana, alhe?a, fr. Ar. al-hinn[=a]. See Henna, and cf. Alkanet.] (Bot.) An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.
Calcaneal
Calcaneal Cal*ca"ne*al, a. (Anal.) Pertaining to the calcaneum; as, calcaneal arteries.
Calcaneum
Calcaneum Cal*ca"ne*um .; pl. E. -neums, L. -nea. [L. the heel, fr. calx, calcis, the heel.] (Anal.) One of the bones of the tarsus which in man, forms the great bone of the heel; -- called also fibulare.
Chalcanthite
Chalcanthite Chal*can"thite, n. [L. chalcanthum a solution of blue vitriol, Gr. ?.] (Min.) Native blue vitriol. See Blue vitriol, under Blue.
T calcaneus
Talipes Tal"i*pes, n. [NL., fr. L. talus an ankle + pes, pedis, a foot; cf. L. talipedare to be weak in the feet, properly, to walk on the ankles.] (Surg.) The deformity called clubfoot. See Clubfoot. Note: Several varieties are distinguished; as, Talipes varus, in which the foot is drawn up and bent inward; T. valgus, in which the foot is bent outward; T. equinus, in which the sole faces backward and the patient walks upon the balls of the toes; and T. calcaneus (called also talus), in which the sole faces forward and the patient walks upon the heel.
Talipes calcaneus
Talus Ta"lus, n.; pl. Tali. [L., the ankle, the ankle bone.] 1. (Anat.) The astragalus. 2. (Surg.) A variety of clubfoot (Talipes calcaneus). See the Note under Talipes.

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- Alcan was a Canadian mining company and aluminum manufacturer. It was founded in 1902 as the Northern Aluminum Company, renamed Aluminum Company of Canada...
- l'Alaska; also known as the Alaskan Highway, Alaska-Canadian Highway, or ALCAN Highway) was constructed during World War II to connect the contiguous United...
- The Alcan Golfer of the Year Championship, also known as the Alcan Open, was an international golf tournament pla**** from 1967 to 1970. It was sponsored...
- The aluminium division of Rio Tinto (previously known as Rio Tinto Alcan) is a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, based in Montreal. It was created on 15 November...
- ALCAN Systems GmbH is a telecommunications company based in Darmstadt, Germany. The company is focusing on developing a low-cost smart antenna system...
- Felix Mardochée Alcan (March 18, 1841 – February 18, 1925) was a French Jewish publisher and scholar, born in Metz. He was the grandson of Gerson Lévy...
- Alcan Border, also known as Port Alcan, is a census-designated place in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Part of the Unorganized...
- Eugène Alcan (1811 – c. 1898) was a French Jewish litterateur, painter, and poet, who embraced Roman Catholic Christianity. He was born in Paris in 1811...
- Maison Alcan (English: Alcan House) is a building complex located on Sherbrooke Street in the Golden Square Mile district of Montreal. The complex was...
- The Alcan - Beaver Cr**** Border Crossing (French: Poste frontalier d'Alcan–Beaver Cr****) is on the Alaska Highway, which was built during World War II...
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