Astragali

astragalus

[a-strag-uh-luhs]
noun, plural astragali [a-strag-uh-lahy] . Zoology.
(in higher vertebrates) one of the proximal bones of the tarsus; talus.

Origin:
1535–45; < Neo-Latin; see astragal

astragalar, adjective
subastragalar, adjective
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astragalus (æˈstræɡələs)
 
n , pl -li
anatomy another name for talus
 
[C16: via New Latin from Latin: astragal]

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astragalus as·trag·a·lus (ə-strāg'ə-ləs)
n.
See talus.

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