tarsometatarsus


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tarsometatarsus

(tär′sō-mĕt′ə-tär′səs)
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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After isolating and preparing the left leg and foot for surgery, a lateral approach to the tarsometatarsus was performed, with the skin incision located just dorsal to the crust covering the recently healed wound.
In the case of cursorial birds tibiotarsus and tarsometatarsus was measured instead of tibia and metatarsus (Fig.
Incisions were made at the medial and lateral aspects of the left intertarsal joint, and evaluation of the previously placed stabilization implants revealed that the distal titanium suture button had become unsecured from the intraosseous tunnel at the medial tarsometatarsus, leading to surgical stabilization failure and subsequent postoperative laxity at the joint.
At last we can say that in tarsus area the bones adjacent to long bones are fused and are usually called tibiotarsus and tarsometatarsus. When we relate these expressions to them no justification about the secondary ossification centers in tarsus area mentioned in previous studies is acceptable [7, 11].
Material: SDNMH; 50668, distal right humerus; 51597 and 51598, distal left humeri; 51604 and 51605, right coracoids; 50673 and 61249, distal right ulnae; 50601, proximal left unla; 50699, proximal right tibiotarsus; 51612, right tarsometatarsus; 50697 vertebra.
Daggett's Eagle or "Walking Eagle." Shaft of tarsometatarsus, pedal phalanx (Tera-122, 136).
auritus include the distal end of a left tibiotarsus, the distal and of a left humerus, a complete tarsometatarsus, the mid-shaft of a right ulna, and tentatively an acetabulum, a cervical vertebra, and a phalanx.
The proximal tibiotarsus and proximal femur are most commonly affected; however, the proximal tarsometatarsus, distal femur, and tibiotarsus are also involved when infection is extensive.
(12) Tarsometatarsus shape: The torsometatarsus varied in stoutness.
Nestling measurements included mass (in grams), wing chord (in millimeters), and lengths (in millimeters) of the tarsometatarsus (= tarsus) and bill (1991-1997 only).
In addition to unflattened wing chord, tarsometatarsus length, and mass, four head and bill characters were considered: bill length (tip of culmen to pares), bill width (at pares), bill depth (nares to mandibular ramus), and head length (occipital condyle to pares).
The wound was associated with digit 4 of the right foot, extending from the digit 4 nail to the distal tarsometatarsus. This region was markedly edematous with the lesion extending to the dorsolateral aspect of digit 3.