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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

(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.

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 

Pertaining to the tarsus.
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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. In each case, the artery forceps was closed to the third ratchet.
Histopathological changes in tarsal joints were scored using the following parameters.
On day 41 after the immunization, tarsal joints of CIA mice were removed and fixed.
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.
Next the tarsal joints are opened medially by capsulotomies of talonavicular, naviculo-cuneiform and cuneiformo metatarsal joints.
First two tarsal joints pink, third joint olive green.
First and second tarsal joints red, third joint olive green.
Ta1, Ta2, Ta3, Lengths of first, second and third tarsal joints of the hind foot.
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. (23) This same cohort of patients was followed by Unger and colleagues (24) for an additional 3 years.