tibiotarsus

tibiotarsal, adj.
/tib'ee oh tahr"seuhs/, n., pl. tibiotarsi /-suy/. Ornith.
the main bone of the leg of a bird, between the femur and tarsometatarsus, formed by the fusion of several tarsal bones with the tibia.
[1880-85; TIBI(A) + -O- + TARSUS]

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  • tibiotarsus — [ˌtɪbɪə(ʊ) tα:səs] noun (plural tibiotarsi sʌɪ, si:) Zoology the bone in a bird s leg corresponding to the tibia, fused at the lower end with some bones of the tarsus. Origin C19: blend of tibia and tarsus …   English new terms dictionary

  • tibiotarsus — tibio·tarsus …   English syllables

  • tibiotarsus — n. (pl. tibiotarsi) the bone in a bird corresponding to the tibia fused at the lower end with some bones of the tarsus. Etymology: TIBIA + TARSUS …   Useful english dictionary

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