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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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Depth of analgesia was assessed every 2-5 minutes by response to artery forceps applied to the digit and later at the skin proximal to the tarsal joint.
On day 41 after the immunization, tarsal joints of CIA mice were removed and fixed.
Furthermore, in order to accommodate for lack of motion at the ankle joint, increased motion at adjacent tarsal joints leads to progressive and predictable degeneration of these articulations.
However, in this same study, the investigators reported a 73% (11/15) rate of radiolucencies, a 40% (6/15) rate of component migration, and an 87% (13/15) rate of moderate to severe arthritic changes in adjacent tarsal joints.