tarsal bone


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Related to tarsal bone: carpal bone, Metatarsal bone

tarsal bone

n.
Any of the seven bones of the tarsus.

tarsal bone

any one of seven bones making up the tarsus of the foot, consisting of the talus, calcaneus, cuboid, navicular, and the three cuneiforms.
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Tarsal bones

tarsal bone

One of the seven bones of the ankle, hind-foot, and midfoot, consisting of the talus, calcaneus, navicular, cuboid, and three cuneiform bones.
See also: bone

tarsal bone

or

tarsus the bone of the hind limb of

TETRAPODS that articulates with the TIBIA and FIBULA proximally and with the METATARSALS distally. see PENTADACTYL LIMB.
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The smaller swellings occasionally occur on either side of the surface of the hock joint at the junction of the tibial tarsal and fibular tarsal bones.
DISCUSSION: The calcaneum is the most commonly fractured tarsal bone.
Satisfactory reduction and stabilization of the tarsal bones is easily accomplished under direct vision.
Adjacent tarsal bone shows marrow edema and subtle enhancement on contrast study.
It is the most proximal of all the tarsal bones and situated below the talus and extends behind it.
Radiographs showed multifocal lytic lesions in the tarsal bones.
These studies have suggested that tibia is the most commonly involved bone, followed by the metatarsal and tarsal bones.
A tarsal coalition can occur between any of the seven tarsal bones.
Calcaneal fractures are the most common fractures of the tarsal bones, representing 2% of all fractures and accounting for 60%-65% of all tarsal fractures.
Other sites like shoulder girdle, spine, pelvis, and sacroiliac joints, the anterior chest, metatarsals, metacarpals, phalanges, tarsal bones, mandible have also been reported.
The navicular bone is one of the seven tarsal bones that form the ankle.