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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.
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in·fe·ri·or tar·sal mus·cle

poorly developed smooth muscle in the lower eyelid that acts to widen the palpebral fissure.
Synonym(s): musculus tarsalis inferior [TA]
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