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Definition of Tarsus

Tarsus
Tarsus Tar"sus, n.; pl. Tarsi. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the flat of the foot, the edge of the eyelid. Cf. 2d Tarse.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The ankle; the bones or cartilages of the part of the foot between the metatarsus and the leg, consisting in man of seven short bones. (b) A plate of dense connective tissue or cartilage in the eyelid of man and many animals; -- called also tarsal cartilage, and tarsal plate. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The foot of an insect or a crustacean. It usually consists of form two to five joints.

Meaning of Tarsus from wikipedia

- Tarsus may refer to: Tarsus (skeleton), a cluster of articulating bones in each foot Tarsus (eyelids), elongated plate of dense connective tissue in each...
- Tarsus (/ˈtɑːrsəs/; Hittite: Tarsa; Gr****: Ταρσός Tarsós; Armenian: Տարսոն Tarson; Hebrew: תרשיש Ṭarśīś; Arabic: طَرَسُوس‎ Ṭarsūs) is a historic city...
- commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Hebrew name Saul of Tarsus (Hebrew: שאול התרסי‎, romanized: Sha'ūl ha-Tarsī; Gr****: Σαῦλος Ταρσεύς...
- The tarsus is a cluster of seven articulating bones in each foot situated between the lower end of tibia and fibula of the lower leg and the metatarsus...
- directly above the lid margins. The tarsus has a lower and upper part making up the palpebrae. The superior tarsus (tarsus superior; superior tarsal plate)...
- the birthplace of numerous Christian Apostles and Saints, such as Paul of Tarsus, Timothy, Nicholas of Myra, Polycarp of Smyrna and many others. Saint Peter...
- plural coxae), trochanter, femur (plural femora), tibia (plural tibiae), tarsus (plural tarsi), ischium (plural ischia), metatarsus, carpus, dactylus (meaning...
- Saint Boniface of Tarsus was, according to legend, executed for being a Christian in the year 307 at Tarsus, where he had gone from Rome in order to bring...
- Theodore of Tarsus (602 – 19 September 690) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 668 to 690. Theodore grew up in Tarsus, but fled to Constantinople after...
- Tarsus İdman Yurdu is a Turkish sports club based in Tarsus. Founded in 1923, the football team plays at the Tarsus Şehir Stadium, which has a capacity...
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