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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Another tarsal bone, a lateral cuneiform from a left foot, displayed one or possibly two cuts across the dorsal surface.
Table 2 shows the frequency of carpal, phalangeal, and tarsal bone fractures.
Calcaneum is the commonest tarsal bone to be involved in isolated osseous tubercular involvement, followed by talus, distal end of the first metatarsal, navicular, cuneiform, and cuboid in descending order of incidence.
1,2) Nevertheless, the talus is the second most frequent tarsal bone fracture after the calcaneus.
Rare locations, including cranial, mandible, rib, clavicle, and tarsal bone, have also been reported.
The unilateral case is more likely to be sequelae of sprain or chip fractures in the tarsus or ostio chondritis dissecans lesion associated with the cranial intermediate ridge of the distal tibia and the lateral trochlear ridge of the tibial tarsal bone.
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.
Skeletal bones from burial chamber M4 Bone Total number Skull 2 Mandible 4 Scapula 3 Humerus 4 Radius 4 Ulna 4 Pelvis 4 Femur 7 Tibia 4 Fibula 1 Metacarpus/Metatarsus 20 Atlas 2 Axis 3 Cervical vertebrae 3, 4, 5 8 Cervical vertebra 6 2 Cervical vertebra 7 2 Thoracic vertebrae 10 Lumbar vertebrae 13 Caudal vertebrae 13 Os sacrum 2 Stemebrae 3 Phalan ges 18 Calcaneus (fibular tarsal bone) 2 Talus (tibial tarsal bone) 2 Tarsal bones 2 Ribs (Costa) 31 Table II.
The second specimen, a complete naviculo-cuboid, is fused to its corresponding left second and third tarsal bone.