intertarsal


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intertarsal

(ˌɪntəˈtɑːsəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy located between the tarsal bones
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Arthritis was induced in all groups through injection, under anesthesia, of a 3% monosodium urate (MSU) solution into the intertarsal joint.
Tophi were gradually found in bilateral MTP, proximal interphalangeal joint, metacarpal phalangeal joints, intertarsal joints, and auricles, successively.
At 4, 8, 12, and 16 weeks of age, 10 birds from each group were euthanized followed by immediate collection of right intertarsal (hock) joint with gastrocnemius tendon, which was fixed in 10% neutral-buffered formalin for histopathology.
Luxation of the intertarsal joint in avian patients is often due to trauma or underlying developmental abnormalities such as avulsion of the attachment site for the flexor hallucis muscle, rupture or displacement of the tibial cartilage, displacement of the gastrocnemius tendon, or rupture of the collateral ligaments and joint retinaculum [1-3].
The subtalar joint (talocalcaneal jt.) is a major shock-absorbing joint, because in coordination with the intertarsal joints it determines the distribution of forces upon the skeleton and soft tissues of the foot.
According to lead researcher Dr Nina Schaller, a small intertarsal muscle plays a crucial role in ostrich locomotion.
The Lisfranc and Chopart (intertarsal) joints are commonly disrupted in neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot joint).
On physical examination, an open right humeral fracture, healed left ulnar fracture, and intertarsal joint swelling were present.
The sub-talar joint (talocalcaneal jt.) is a major shock absorbing joint, because in coordination with the intertarsal joints it determines the distribution of forces upon the skeleton and soft tissues of the foot.
Abstract: The intertarsal joint is a synovial roll-and-glide joint.
The particularly narrow intraarticular space in the intertarsal joint is caused by the extremely erect posture in this breed.
Previous studies have described the anatomic characteristics of different joints in ostriches, including the shoulder and elbow, (6) knee, (7) and intertarsal joints.