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 History of this Word

"tarso" is from "tarsos" (flat of the foot or eyelid) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"tarso-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "ankle bones" or "eyelid" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

tarso- illustration Tarsotomy and lid margin rotation produces excellent cosmetic and functional results.
tarso- illustration We describe the therapy and results of children with fractures of the tarsale bone.