Tarsier



noun
1.
a small, arboreal, nocturnal primate of the genus Tarsius, of Indonesia and the Philippines, having a long thin tail, very large immobile eyes, and prominent pads on the fingers and toes: all populations are dwindling.
noun
1.
any of several nocturnal arboreal prosimian primates of the genus Tarsius, of Indonesia and the Philippines, having huge eyes, long hind legs, and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing: family Tarsiidae

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Tarsitis

    tarsitis tar·si·tis (tär-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the tarsus of the foot. Inflammation of the tarsal border of an eyelid.

  • Tarso-

    1. a combining form of tarsus: tarsometatarsus. tarso- or tars- pref. Tarsus; tarsal: tarsoclasia.



  • Tarsocheiloplasty

    tarsocheiloplasty tar·so·chei·lo·plas·ty (tär’sō-kī’lə-plās’tē) n. Plastic surgery on the edge of the eyelid.

  • Tarsoclasis

    tarsoclasis tar·soc·la·sis (tär-sŏk’lə-sĭs) or tar·so·cla·sia (tär’sō-klā’zhə, -zē-ə) n. The surgical fracture of the tarsus as a treatment for clubfoot.



Disclaimer: Tarsier definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.