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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; Arabic: طَرَسُوس‎ Ṭarsūs) is a historic city in south-central Turkey...
- commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Hebrew name Saul of Tarsus, was a Christian apostle (although not one of the Twelve Apostles) who spread...
- 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)...
- In the human body, the tarsus is a cluster of seven articulating bones in each foot situated between the lower end of the tibia and the fibula of the lower...
- Mezitli, Toroslar and Yenişehir metropolitan muni****lities, followed by Tarsus, the birthplace of Paul the Apostle. The province is considered to be a...
- Tarsus University is a public university in Turkey, Mersin. On May 18, 2018, it was established as a separate university in Tarsus district with the establishment...
- plural coxae), trochanter, femur (plural femora), tibia (plural tibiae), tarsus (plural tarsi), ischium (plural ischia), metatarsus, carpus, dactylus (meaning...
- Heraclides of Tarsus (Gr****: Ἡρακλείδης, fl. 2nd century BC) was a Stoic philosopher native to Tarsus, Mersin. He was a friend of Antipater of Tarsus, the sixth...
- Diodore of Tarsus (Gr**** Διόδωρος ὁ Ταρσεύς; died c. 390) was a Christian bishop, a monastic reformer, and a theologian. A strong supporter of the orthodoxy...
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