noun. ['ˈtɑːrsəs'] the part of the foot of a vertebrate between the metatarsus and the leg; in human beings the bones of the ankle and heel collectively.
- vertebrate foot
- skeletal structure
- cuboid bone
- pedal extremity
- tarsus (Latin)
- ταρσός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Tarsus
Example sentences of the word tarsus
1. Noun, singular or mass
The tarsus (leg below the thigh) of a male is around 81mm.