tarsal bone

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Related to tarsal bone: carpal bone, Metatarsal bone
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Noun1.tarsal bone - any bone of the tarsustarsal bone - any bone of the tarsus    
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
tarsus - the part of the foot of a vertebrate between the metatarsus and the leg; in human beings the bones of the ankle and heel collectively
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He's fractured the central tarsal bone and is strapped up at the moment before going back to the vet's on Thursday.
TheWelsh international, who has been out of action since December, needs surgery to repair a fractured tarsal bone in his right foot.
What's the spin: As everyone knows, the cuboid is a tarsal bone on the outer side of the foot, articulating in front with the calcaneus and lateral cuneiform and behind with the fourth and fifth metatarsal bones.
The second specimen, a complete naviculo-cuboid, is fused to its corresponding left second and third tarsal bone.
He fractured a tarsal bone and is in a cast so obviously won't be going for the Springbok," said trainer Paul Young yesterday.
The trainer said yesterday: "Directors Chair has broken the tibial tarsal bone in his hock.