Tibiotarsal Tib`i*o*tar"sal, a. (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to both to the tibia and the tarsus; as, the tibiotarsal articulation. (b) Of or pertaining to the tibiotarsus. [1913 Webster]

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  • tibiotarsal — Relating to the tarsal bones and the tibia. SYN: tarsotibial. * * * tib·io·tar·sal .tib ē ō tar səl adj of, relating to, or affecting the tibia and the tarsus <tibiotarsal abnormalities> * * * tib·io·tar·sal (tib″e o tahrґsəl)… …   Medical dictionary

  • tibiotarsal — adj. pertaining to the shin and ankle bones of birds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tibiotarsal — tib·io·tarsal …   English syllables

  • tibiotarsal — ˈtibēō+ adjective Etymology: New Latin tibiotarsus + English al : of or relating to the tibiotarsus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tibiotarsal joint — The Tibiotarsal joint is the joint between the tibia and the tarsus. Synovial distension of the tibiotarsal joint in the horse is known as Bog spavin …   Wikipedia

  • tibiotarsal organ — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Collembola Sminthurides , a sac like swelling and an enlarged hair occurring near the distal ends of the tibiotarsus of the third pair of legs …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tibiotarsus — tibiotarsal, adj. /tib ee oh tahr seuhs/, n., pl. tibiotarsi / suy/. Ornith. the main bone of the leg of a bird, between the femur and tarsometatarsus, formed by the fusion of several tarsal bones with the tibia. [1880 85; TIBI(A) + O + TARSUS] * …   Universalium

  • Bog spavin — is a swelling of the tibiotarsal joint of the horse s hock which, in itself, does not cause lameness. The joint becomes distended by excess synovial fluid bringing about a soft, fluctuant swelling on the front of the joint, as well as the inside… …   Wikipedia

  • Hock (zoology) — The hock, or gambrel, is the tarsal joint of a digitigrade quadruped, such as a horse, cat, or dog. It is the anatomical homologue of the ankle of the human foot.HorseAlthough the tarsus refers specifically to the bones and joints of the hock,… …   Wikipedia

  • tarsotibial — SYN: tibiotarsal. * * * tar·so·tib·i·al (tahr″so tibґe əl) tibiotarsal …   Medical dictionary

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