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1. tarsus

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.

Synonyms

  • tarsal
  • vertebrate foot
  • skeletal structure
  • cuboid bone
  • pedal extremity

Etymology

  • tarsus (Latin)
  • ταρσός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Tarsus

  • catharsis

Example sentences of the word tarsus


1. Noun, singular or mass
The tarsus (leg below the thigh) of a male is around 81mm.

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