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tarsal

 [tahr´sal]
1. pertaining to the tarsus of an eyelid.
2. pertaining to the tarsus of the foot.
tarsal tunnel syndrome a complex of symptoms resulting from compression of the posterior tibial nerve or of the plantar nerves in the tarsal tunnel, with pain, numbness, and tingling paresthesia of the sole of the foot.

tar·sal

(tar'săl),
Relating to a tarsus in any sense. See: tarsal bones.

tarsal

/tar·sal/ (tahr´s'l) pertaining to a tarsus.

tarsal

(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.

tarsal

[tär′səl]
Etymology: Gk, tarsos, flat surface
1 pertaining to the tarsus, or ankle bone.
2 relating to the supporting plate of the eyelid.

tar·sal

(tahr'săl)
Relating to a tarsus in any sense.

tarsal

1. Pertaining to the tarsal bones of the foot.
2. Pertaining to the fibrous skeleton (tarsal plate) of the eyelid.

tarsal (tärˑ·sl),

adj pertaining to the ankle.
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Tarsal bones.

tarsal 

Pertaining to the tarsus.

tarsal

pertaining to the tarsus of an eyelid or of the foot. See also Table 10.

tarsal adenitis
see chalazion.
tarsal gland
sebaceous follicles between the cartilage and conjunctiva of the eyelids. Called also meibomian gland.
tarsal hobbles
tape applied around the hindlimbs, just above the tarsus, is used in dogs to provide support in walking after pelvic fractures.
tarsal hydrarthrosis
tarsal joint
see tarsus.
tarsal pad
see tarsal torus.
tarsal sheath
the synovial sheath around the deep flexor tendon in the horse.
tarsal tunnel
the osseofibrous passage for the tibial nerve, and flexor tendons, formed by the flexor retinaculum and the tarsal bones.
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Feline cutaneous tarsal lymphoma (FCTL) corresponds to an uncommon manifestation presented as a subcutaneous mass located in the tarsal region (4).
A 16-year-old female ballet student in the last year of her vocational dance education presented with a bony lump in the tarsal tunnel behind the medial malleolus, producing slight discomfort, in spite of which she was able to dance fully for over 30 hours per week, including heavy pointe work.
The tarsal pillar technique for narrowing and maintenance of the interpalpebral fissure.
4,7,20,21,22,23) Among these techniques are eyelash resection, anterior lamellar recession, posterior lamellar advancement, eyelid rotation with full-thickness blepharotomy, mucous membrane grafting and tarsal fracture operation.
Antennae long, slender, extending beyond the neck, first tarsal segment very long, at least one a half times the 2nd and 3rd together, elytra apical tooth provided dense pubescence .
3% of eye diameter), concealed dorsally by supratympanic fold and posteriorly by skin; tympanic ring distinct, slightly elevated anteriorly, not elevated posteriorly; thoracic fold absent; four or five irregular, shallow thoracic grooves present; thoracic grooves interrupted medially; arms covered with tubercles dorsally and ventrally; ventral tubercles forming low ridge along external edge of ulna; tarsal fold not evident; outer metatarsal tubercle present; webbing formula on foot I1-[2.
By lubricating cell surfaces, it may also help to prevent the tarsal conjunctiva from adhering to the ocular surface during sleep and blinking.
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.
Representatives of the genus Ischnocolus can be distinguished from all other Ischnocolinae genera by the clavate (club-shaped) tarsal trichobothria, with small barbs on the surface, that are arranged in a short median apical row and by the maxillae having a lighter colour on the prolateral edge on the ventral surface than on the retrolateral edge, in both live and preserved specimens.
Bucks use a mixture of frontal gland and tarsal gland scents to influence the behavior of both does and other bucks.
In Kokkocynips, tarsal claws are simple, without basal lobe, the prominent part of the ventral spine of the hypopygium 3.