tarsale

[tär-sālē]

n. pl. tar•sa•li•a (-sālē-ə)

Any of the tarsal bones.

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Examples from the Web for tarsale

Historical Examples of tarsale

  • The external cuneiform (tarsale 3) (fig. 80, 14) is a larger, somewhat square bone lying external to the middle cuneiform.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds

  • The middle cuneiform (tarsale 2) (fig. 80, 13) is a still smaller bone, lying external to the internal cuneiform.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds