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n. pl. tarsometatar·si (-sī, -sē)
A compound bone between the tibia and the toes of a bird's leg, formed by fusion of the tarsal and metatarsal bones.
tar′so·met′a·tar′sal (-tär′səl) adj.
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Material: SDMNH 51626, proximal left humerus: 51614 and 51615, distal right tarsometatarsi
; 51616, distal left tarsometatarsus; 51613, proximal right tarsometatarsus;
Scaling and peeling was observed associated with all the digits and tarsometatarsi
hesperis and caurinus is pronounced in the tarsometatarsi
but is less distinct, even though appreciable, in the other elements of the skeleton." A Miller, 1932:175).
Two of the 3 chicks presented with angular limb deformities of the proximal tarsometatarsi
and external rotation of the legs.