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tarsale

[ tär-sālē ]
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n. pl. tar•sa•li•a (-sālē-ə)
Any of the tarsal bones.
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How to use tarsale in a sentence

  • The two particularly destructive pests, as pointed out, are Anthrenus varius and Trogoderma tarsale.

  • The middle one is very small, it articulates with the first metatarsal and is probably tarsale 1.

    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
  • 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
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