What Is the Function of the Tarsals?


The tarsals are the short bones in the foot. They connect the metatarsals to other parts of the upper foot. The metatarsals connect to the phalanges, or toe bones. The tarsals add extra flexibility to the foot.
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They are you toes. They balance you, move you and generate an environment for which to stand on. nope, actually they are the bones that make up your ankle. your both wrong. your ankle
One of seven bones in each foot which forms part of the tarsus. The tarsal
Depends on which one? You have ten on your hands that are used to grab things. Those are meta tarsals.
In humans the tarsals, in combination with the metatarsal bones, form a longitudinal arch in the foot—a shape well adapted for carrying and transferring weight in bipedal locomotion
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The Tarsus
The skeleton of the foot consists of three parts: the tarsus, metatarsus, and phalanges. The tarsal bones are seven in number, viz., the calcaneus, talus, cuboid, navicular, and the first, second, and third cuneiforms. The calcaneus is the... More »
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