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tar·sal

 (tär′səl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or situated near the tarsus of the foot: the tarsal bones.
2. Of or relating to the tarsus of the eyelid: the tarsal ligaments.

[New Latin tarsālis, from tarsus, tarsus; see tarsus.]

tarsal

(ˈtɑːsəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of, relating to, or constituting the tarsus or tarsi
n
(Anatomy) a tarsal bone

tar•sal

(ˈtɑr səl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the tarsus of the foot.
2. pertaining to the tarsi of the eyelids.
n.
3. a tarsal bone, joint, or the like.
[1810–20]

tar·sal

(tär′səl)
Any of the bones of the foot lying between the ankle and metatarsals. See more at skeleton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tarsal - any bone of the tarsustarsal - 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
Adj.1.tarsal - of or relating to or near the tarsus of the foot; "tarsal bones"
Translations

tar·sal

a. tarsal, tarsiano-a.
rel. al. tarso; rel. al tejido conectivo que soporta el párpado del ojo.
___ canal___ del pie.

tarsal

adj (ortho) tarsiano, tarsal
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At clinical, the hock showed a mass white to pale pink, suppurative areas, firm, proliferative chronic wound granulomatous appearance and soft tissue mass was located on the side aspect of the right and lateral tarsal joint.
The thick knee of the Thick-knee refers to the swollen tarsal joint on the yellow legs but the bird's most apparent feature -- other than that voice -- is its huge yellow-irised eyes.
the lengths of the first, second and third tarsal joints, each expressed as a percentage of the total length of the foot) 34:20:46--second tarsal joint rather short, third tarsal joint almost as long as first and second joints together.
The pin was inserted cranial to the medial meniscus on the medial aspect of anterior tibial crest just medial to the patellar ligament first in the proximal segment and then in the distal segment up to the point of tarsal joint capsule to avoid damage to the tarsal joint.
Involvement of foot or tarsal joint has been reported; however, first MTP joint involvement has not been mentioned in AS.
For example, increasing rigidity at the subtalar joint, results in dysfunctional shock absorption during gait and subsequently the transverse tarsal joint (calcaneocuboid and talonavicular joints) is forced to help dissipate these additional forces.
Mann reported activity of the intrinsic muscles, adductor hallucis brevis, flexor hallucis brevis, flexor digitorum brevis, and abductor digiti minimi in stabilizing the transverse tarsal joint during the stance phase of gait.
Another argument is that if a person's mid tarsal joint tends to move from side to side more than it does up and down, the arch in the foot collapses as the foot rolls in leading to a tendency to develop bunions (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists 2006).
The following measurements were taken using a stopped ruler: wing (to nearest 1 mm), maximum flattened chord from carpal joint to tip of wing; and foot (to nearest 1 mm), from the back of the tarsal joint to tip of longest toe (Piersma, 1984).
Coxofemoral joint motion was normal bilaterally, but the left tarsal joint was flaccid and the digits were held flexed.
The tibialis posterior acts as a heel inverter creating an obliquity of the transverse tarsal joint, thereby allowing for a rigid midfoot during terminal stance, which in turn allows efficient transfer of stored energy in the lower extremity for toe-off and swing phase.