Definition of mesotarsal in English:

mesotarsal

adjective

Zoology
  • Of a vertebrate joint: situated between the proximal and distal tarsal bones, as the ankle joint of a bird or reptile.

Origin

Late 19th century. From meso- + tarsal, after mesotarsus.

Pronunciation

mesotarsal

/ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈtɑːsl/