tarsal sinus n.
A hollow or canal formed by the groove of the talus and the groove of the calcaneus. Also called tarsal canal.
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome
tarsal tunnel syndrome n. A syndrome characterized by pain and numbness in the sole, caused by entrapment neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve.
noun, Geology. 1. bituminous sand or sandstone from which asphalt can be obtained. noun 1. a sandstone in which hydrocarbons have been trapped; the lighter compounds evaporate, leaving a residue of asphalt in the rock pores
noun (NZ) 1. the bitumen surface of a road 2. the tarseal, the main highway
tarsectomy tar·sec·to·my (tär-sěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of the tarsus of the foot. Excision of a segment of the tarsus of an eyelid.