subtarsal

tarsal

[tahr-suhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the tarsus of the foot.
2.
pertaining to the tarsi of the eyelids.
noun
3.
a tarsal bone, joint, or the like.

Origin:
1810–20; tars(us) + -al1

intertarsal, adjective
posttarsal, adjective
subtarsal, adjective
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tarsal (ˈtɑːsəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or constituting the tarsus or tarsi
 
n
2.  a tarsal bone

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tarsal tar·sal (tär'səl)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or situated near the tarsus of the foot.

  2. Of or relating to the tarsus of the eyelid.

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tarsal   (tär'səl)  Pronunciation Key 
Adjective   Relating to or involving the ankle.

Noun   Any of the seven bones of the tarsus.
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