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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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We included diagnoses of stress fractures to the pelvis, femoral neck, femoral shaft, tibia, fibula, tarsals, and metatarsals, shown in Table 1.
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The specimen is remarkable for the intact preservation of the hands and feet, with ossified carpals and tarsals [wrist and foot bones], and should greatly augment our understanding of the early evolution of the tetrapod [four-footed] limbs,' the researchers write in the March 28 NATURE.
Table 2 shows the frequency of carpal, phalangeal, and tarsal bone fractures.
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