ball of the foot

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ball of the foot

the padded portion of the sole, which overlies the heads of the metatarsals, on which the weight rests when the heel is raised.

ball of the foot

the part of the foot composed of the distal heads of the metatarsals and their surrounding fatty fibrous tissue pad.

ball of the foot

The padded portion of the anterior extremity of the sole of the foot.
See also: ball