tibiotarsus


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tibiotarsus

(tĭb′ē-ō-tär′səs)
n.
A long bone in the leg of a bird between the femur and the tarsometatarsus, consisting of the tibia fused with the proximal bones of the tarsus.
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tibiotarsus

the fusion of the TIBIA and proximal TARSALS which occurs in birds.
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Results revealed a long oblique fracture of the proximal diaphysis of the left tibiotarsus with an associated small cortical fragment, subjectively normal long bone quality, and no eggs within the coelomic cavity (Fig 4A).
In the case of cursorial birds tibiotarsus and tarsometatarsus was measured instead of tibia and metatarsus (Fig.
The intraosseous tunnel at the distal tibiotarsus was re-used, and the intraosseous tunnel at the proximal tarsometatarsus was evaluated, was determined to have widened, and was revised.
At last we can say that in tarsus area the bones adjacent to long bones are fused and are usually called tibiotarsus and tarsometatarsus.
3 Gonopods with large femoral process; tibiotarsus divided (Figs 12, 17) (Podochresimus) 4
Chaetotaxy of palp as follows: trochanter none; basifemur with one simple seta; telofemur with one uncinate apophysis and one simple seta; genu with one spine like seta and two simple setae; tibiotarsus with 4 simple setae, one thick spine like seta and terminating in a small claw (Fig.
Observing that a number of the bird bones were fractured, we carried out a systematic examination of all major wing and leg (tarsometatarsus, tibiotarsus, femur, humerus, ulna, radius) bones for fracture patterns, for remains from TP-5, -6, -10, and -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.
Sternal end of coracoid, distal end of ulna, shaft of radius, distal end of tibiotarsus (Tera-113-116).
Response of broilers to feeding low-calcium and total phosphorus wheat-soybean based diets plus phytase: Performance, digestibility, mineral retention and tibiotarsus mineralization.