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tarsal bone

tarsal bone in Medicine

tarsal bone n.
Any of the seven bones of the tarsus.

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  • Some authors consider it to be a tarsal bone, and describe it under the name of the coronoid bone of the tarsus (Fig. 52, 2).

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