hypotarsus definition

  • noun:
    • an activity on posterior side of the tarsometatarsus of many wild birds; the calcaneal procedure.
    • a procedure on the posterior region of the tarsometatarsus of numerous birds; the calcaneal process.
    • In ornithology, the talus or socalled ealeaneum; a bony procedure or ossification during the superior and posterior the main primary tarsometatarsal bone, supposed, to resolve to distal tarsal components of the reptilian or mammalian foot.

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