tibiotarsi


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tibiotarsi

(ˌtɪbɪəʊˈtɑːsaɪ)
n
(Zoology) a long bone in a bird's leg between the femur (thighbone) and tibia (shinbone)
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2 tubercles: 2 (Di + De + DL)) and the presence of seta M on the tibiotarsi (in Vietnura present, in Intricatonura gen.
Laterolateral radiograph of a dwarf Welsumer hen, showing ingested eggshell particles in an overfilled crop, old egg material in the uterus (black arrow), and medullary bone in both coracoids, femurs, and tibiotarsi.
First, they have heavier and longer tibiotarsi (the major bone of the leg).
Tibiotarsi I, II, and III without tenent hairs, with 18, 18, and 17 setae, respectively.
Postmortem examination revealed varus rotation of both femurs and abnormal appendages originating from the distal medial surface of the tibiotarsi with 2 nonfunctional digits on the right leg and one digit on the left leg.
III and IV sterna, and tibiotarsi with 7 or 9 distal chaetae (Babenko et al.
Subcoxae 1 of I, II and III legs with 5, 6-7, 6-7 chaetae, subcoxae 2 with 1, 4, 4, coxae with 4, 10, 14, trochanters with 11, 10, 9, femora with 18, 18, 17, tibiotarsi with four rows of chaetae (A+T)(=distal whorl)+B+C: 11+8+3, 11+8+3, 11+8+4 chaetae respectively (Fig.
Subcoxae 1 of I, II and III legs with 4, 4-5,4-5 chaetae, subcoxae 2 with 0,4,3 chaetae, coxae with 3,10,12-13 chaetae, trochanters with 9 chaetae each, femora with 15, 15, 14 chaetae, tibiotarsi with 4 rows of chaetae: distal whorl = A+T rows, and rows B and C with 18(9 + 7 + 2), 18(9 + 8 + 1), 17(9 + 7 + 1) chaetae respectively.
Tibiotarsi I, II and III with 29-36, 30-42, 47-66 setae, respectively; tenent hair pointed.
Subcoxae with 0, 2, 2 setae, coxae with 3, 7, 8 setae, trochanters with 6, 6, 6 setae; femora with 12-13, 11-12, 10 setae, and tibiotarsi with 19, 19 and 18 setae on legs I, II and III respectively (Table 2).