Tarsal Joints of Domestic Dog Revealing Paws
Tarsal Joints of Domestic Dog

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Tarsal Joint
A joint in the tarsus. There are three types of joints:
1. Between the tibia and fibula bones and the tarsal bones (tibiotarsal joint).
2.  Between the tarsal bones (intertarsal joint).
3. Between the tarsal bones and the metatarsal  bones (tarsometatarsal joint).
Equivalent to the joints in the human ankle.
Also known as the hock, hock joint.
Cf. carpal joint