Hypotarsus


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Hy`po`tar´sus


n.1.(Anat.) A process on the posterior side of the tarsometatarsus of many birds; the calcaneal process.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The major extensor is the gastrocnemius, which is divided into 3 separate bellies and inserts as a single tendon onto the hypotarsus. The fibularis brevis muscle enables medial rotation of the tarsometarsus and rounds out the common movements at the interarsal joint.
Tpp: antero-posterior width of the proximal end, taken from the most extreme point of hypotarsus to the most extreme point of anterior edge.