Etymology
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tarsal (adj.)

"of or pertaining to the ankle or instep," 1817, from tarsus (n.) + -al (1), or from medical Latin tarsalis.

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Definitions of tarsal
1
tarsal (n.)
any bone of the tarsus;
Synonyms: tarsal bone
2
tarsal (adj.)
of or relating to or near the tarsus of the foot;
tarsal bones
From wordnet.princeton.edu