Tarsal sentence example
There are four malpighian tubes, and all five tarsal segments are usually recognizable.
There is a tarsal, but no metatarsal gland and tuft.
The fifth (distal) tarsal segment carries a median adhesive pad - the pulvillus - on either side of which is a claw.
The bees which make up this group agree with the Sphecoidea in the short pronotum, but may be distinguished from all other Hymenoptera by the widened first tarsal segment and the plumose hairs on head and body.
The number of tarsal segments is reduced; often three, two or only one may be present instead of the typical insectan number five.Advertisement
The primitive Artiodactyla thus probably had the typical number (44) of incisor, canine and molar teeth, brachyodont molars, conical odontoid process, four distinct toes on each foot, with metacarpal, metatarsal and all the tarsal bones distinct, and no frontal appendages.
The Acridiidae have the feelers and the ovipositor relatively short, and possess only three tarsal segments; their ears are situated on the first abdominal segment and the males stridulate by scraping rows of pegs on the inner aspect of the hind thigh, over the sharp edges of the forewing nervures.
The coat is remarkable for its density and compactness; the general colour of the head and upper parts being clove-brown, with more or less white or whitish grey on the under parts and inner surfaces of the limbs, while there is also some white above the hoofs and on the muzzle, and there may be whitish rings round the eyes; there is a white area in the region of the tail, which includes the sides but not the upper surface of the latter; and the tarsal tuft is generally white.
Below the carpal and tarsal joints, the fore and hind limbs correspond almost exactly in structure as well as function.
There are usually nine tarsal elements in the Caudata; this number is reduced in the Ecaudata, in which the two bones of the proximal row (sometimes coalesced) are much elongated and form an additional segment to the greatly lengthened hind-limb, a sort of crus secundarium.Advertisement
Mucous membrane graft to the upper lid tarsal conjunctiva can be useful.
Symptoms are similar to tarsal tunnel syndrome, except with symptoms confined to the inner part of the sole of the foot.
Beef carcasses normally are suspended by a hook under the fibular tarsal bone.
Causes Tenosynovitis of the tendons in the tarsal tunnel caused by overuse.
Manipulate the subtalar joint to identify a rigid hindfoot suggesting arthritis or a tarsal coalition.Advertisement
The silk is produced from special glands in the swollen tarsal segment on each front leg.
This is a somewhat heterogeneous group, most of whose members are characterized by clubbed feelers and simple, unbroadened tarsal segments - usually five on each foot - but in some familie andenera the males have less than the normal number on the feet of one pair.
Rather smaller than a squirrel, with dusky brown fur, the tarsier has immense eyes, large ears, a long thin tail, tufted at the end, a greatly elongated tarsal portion of the foot, and disk-like adhesive surfaces on the fingers, which doubtless assist the animal in maintaining its position on the boughs.
The third tarsal joint is generally bilobed.