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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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26) When anaemia is present, the lower tarsal conjunctiva can appear a fairly uniform, pale colour, whereas in an individual with normal haemoglobin levels it tends to appear more red anteriorly, just behind the lid margin (see Figure 4).
Torg of Temple University, Philadelphia, is credited with developing the non-weight-bearing cast immobilization regimen for navicular tarsal stress fractures a quarter century ago.
It has been shown that tarsal sensilla can perceive and distinguish concentrations of salts: salinity is a well-known factor in the selection of an oviposition site (35).
In the first part, we sought to determine the frequency in which two experienced musculoskeletal radiologists described tarsal coalitions.
A femur, tibia, humerus, radius, tarsal, carpal, and mandible was collected from each moose carcass if possible, usually within several hours after death.
Genital acetabula many pairs; female genital field with two pairs of acetabular plates; anterior female plates with an elongate, inner flap that is heavily sclerotized and bears one or two, short, thick, spinous, setae; posterior female plate modified with many acetabula; pedipalp subcylindrical and well-sclerotized with tarsus usually nearly quadrate in outline with large, obvious clawlets; most species with obvious dorsal plates; male genital field as in Pentatax Thor; first walking legs with large prominent setae; male fourth walking leg modified in some species; tarsal claws of walking legs deeply bifid in some species; coxal plates with obvious borders.
Tarsal claws long and slender, rather strongly curved, not pectinate.
The whitetail deer's tarsal gland is perhaps its most important scent-producer.
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ANK ayirici tanisinda navikuler kirik ile birlikte, posterior tibial tendon disfonksiyonu, deltoid ligaman hasari ve tarsal tunel sendromu da akilda tutulmalidir (1,7,8).
7%); (3) tarsal melanocytic lesions should be regarded as highly suspicious for malignancy until proven otherwise.
Tarsal tunnel syndrome causes sensory symptoms on the plantar aspect of the foot and tenderness behind the medial malleolus owing to entrapment of the posterior tibial nerve in the tarsal tunnel.