intertarsal joints

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in·ter·tar·sal joints

the synovial joints that unite the tarsal bones.

in·ter·tar·sal joints

(in'tĕr-tahr'săl joynts)
The synovial joints that unite the tarsal bones.
Synonym(s): tarsal joints.
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This has two disadvantages: first, it has been shown to increase the likelihood and severity of the tarsal joints in predisposed patients.
Painful inflammation of joints with accumulation of synovial fluids will cause arthritis mainly in carpal and tarsal joints.
The samples of SF were obtained from both carpal and tarsal joints of each animal, immediately after death, by aseptic arthrocentesis, as described by CLEMENTS (2006), summing up 160 arthrocentesis.
Radiographs of the mass area did not reveal any bony involvement, and the tarsal joints were still markedly swollen.
the lengths of the first, second and third tarsal joints, each expressed as a percentage of the total length of the foot) 34:20:46--second tarsal joint rather short, third tarsal joint almost as long as first and second joints together.
Also, when in a raised heel position, there is less movement in the tarsal joints.
Osteoarthritis was most common in the shoulders, elbows, hips and tarsal joints.
Histopathological changes in tarsal joints were scored using the following parameters.
Kinesiology and mechanical anatomy of tarsal joints.
Ankle, subtalar, and tarsal joints can be affected by inflammatory arthropathies (Figure 7), such as Reiter's disease, or crystal deposition disease, such as gout.
Animal slaughterhouses strip the flesh and send the remains -- heads, feet, skin, toenails, hair, feathers, carpal and tarsal joints and mammary glands -- to rendering plants.
Next the tarsal joints are opened medially by capsulotomies of talonavicular, naviculo-cuneiform and cuneiformo metatarsal joints.