Tarsal

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Tarsal Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any bone of the tarsus
  • of or relating to or near the tarsus of the foot; "tarsal bones"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • any bone of the tarsus

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tarsal'


  • Tarsal: Tarsal could refer to: tarsus (skeleton) (skeleton) tarsus (eyelids) (eye) superior tarsal muscle (eye) Tarsalia is a genus of bees
  • Superior tarsal muscle: superior tarsal muscle is a smooth muscle adjoining the levator palpebrae superioris muscle that helps to raise the upper eyelid. The superior tarsal muscle
  • Tarsal tunnel: The tarsal tunnel is found along the inner leg posterior to the medial malleolus. The tarsal tunnel is made up of bone on the inside and the flexor retinaculum
  • Transverse tarsal joint: The transverse tarsal joint or midtarsal joint or Chopart's joint is formed by the articulation of the calcaneus with the cuboid (the calcaneocuboid joint)
  • Intertarsal articulations: The intertarsal articulations are the joints of the tarsal bones in the foot. There are seven specific intertarsal articulations in the human foot: Talocalcaneal
  • Medial tarsal arteries: The medial tarsal arteries are two or three small branches which ramify on the medial border of the foot and join the medial malleolar net-work. http://www
  • Lateral tarsal artery: The lateral tarsal artery (tarsal artery) arises from the dorsalis pedis, as that vessel crosses the navicular bone; it passes in an arched direction

Tarsal Sample Sentences in News


  • Chocolate-covered bugs served up at insect museum
    NEW ORLEANS - The menu includes crickets and wax worms on toothpick skewers for dipping in a fountain of melted chocolate, along with "tarsal toffee" made with bug legs and mealworms and fudge infused with crickets and marshmallows. Read more on this news related to 'Tarsal'

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