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Definitions of TARSUS
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. The root of the foot, or instep. As a division of the skeleton, the seven bones of the instep. viz., astragalus or talus os calcis or calcaneus scaphoid or naviculare three cuneiform, or wedge bones, and the cuboid. 2. The fibrous material giving solidity and form to the edges of the eyelids; it is often called erroneously tarsal cartilage.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
(pl. TARSI), In anat. (a) that part of the foot which in man is popularly known as the ankle, the front of which is called the instep; it corresponds with the wrist of the upper limb or arm, and is composed of seven bones, viz. the astragalus, os calcis (heel) , os naviculare, os cuboides, and three others, called ossa cuneiformia; (b) the thin cartilage situated at the edges of the eyelids to preserve their firmness and shape: in entom, the last segment of the leg. It is divided into several joints, the last being generally terminated by a claw, which is sometimes single and sometimes double: in ornith. that part of the leg (or properly the foot) of birds which extends from the toes to the first joint above; the shank; the single bone of this portion corresponds with the tarsus and metatarsus conjoined.
By Daniel Lyons
That part of the foot to which the leg is articulated, the front of which is called the instep; a cartilage at the edges of the eyelids.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
That part of the foot to which the leg is articulated, the front of which is called the instep; the cartilage supporting each eyelid; the last segment of the legs of insects.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
The bony structure constituting the greater part of the arch of the foot, consisting of the os calcis, the astragalus, the scaphoid, the cuboid, and the three cuneiform bones.
The so-called cartilage of the upper eyelid (tarsal cartilage), which forms the skeleton or support of the lid. [Gr.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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