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.

tibiotarsus

the fusion of the TIBIA and proximal TARSALS which occurs in birds.
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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
Complete coracoid, scapulo-humeral end of coracoid, distal end of tibiotarsus (Teta-6, 57, 117).
Response of broilers to feeding low-calcium and total phosphorus wheat-soybean based diets plus phytase: Performance, digestibility, mineral retention and tibiotarsus mineralization.
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.
Common sites for placement include the distal ulna, proximal ulna, and the proximal tibiotarsus.
Axis 3 is heavily weighted to skull length and tibiotarsus length (measurements of total size); negative values are bigger species.
Coxa, trochanter, and tibiotarsus of all legs with many fine, stout setae.
Of these, 47% (16/34) had injuries to the central nervous system and the remaining cases included fracture of the radius, ulna or tibiotarsus.