Denoting the articulations of the tarsal bones with each other. SYN: tarsotarsal.

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in·ter·tar·sal -'tär-səl adj situated, occurring, or performed between tarsal bones <a \intertarsal joint> <\intertarsal arthrotomy>

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in·ter·tar·sal (in″tər-tahrґsəl) situated between the tarsal bones.

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