tarsometatarsus


tar·so·meta·tar·sus

noun \ˈtär-(ˌ)sō-ˈme-tə-ˌtär-səs\

Definition of TARSOMETATARSUS

:  the large compound bone of the tarsus of a bird; also :  the segment of the limb it supports

Origin of TARSOMETATARSUS

New Latin, from tarsus + -o- + metatarsus
First Known Use: 1854

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