tibiotarsus

noun
tibio·​tarsus | \ "+\

Definition of tibiotarsus

: the tibia of a bird

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History and Etymology for tibiotarsus

New Latin, from tibio- + tarsus; from some of the tarsal elements being fused into its lower end

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