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M

 
mega-; molar1(used with a number designating the strength of the solution relative to one molar, e.g., M/2 or 0.5M for half-molar); molar2; myopia.

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M

1. Symbol for mega-2; morgan; molarity (moles per liter, also written M or m); myopia or myopic; methionine; methionyl; 6-mercaptopurine ribonucleoside in a nucleic acid; L. misce, mix; metal.
2. Symbol for a blood factor.

m

Symbol for molarity.

m

Symbol for meter; milli-; minim; mass; magnetic dipole moment; molality.

m

Symbol for molarity, that is, moles per liter (also written M or M).

M

mega-; methionine; molar1; molar2; myopia.

M

/M / molar.

m

median; meter; milli-.

m

/m / mass; molal.

m

1 abbreviation for meter.
2 abbreviation for milli-.
3 symbol for muscle.
4 abbreviation for minim.

M

1 abbreviation for mega-.
2 abbreviation for molar.

M

Symbol for:
1. Male.
2. Malignant.
3. Man.
4. Married.
5. Mass.
6. Maximum  .
7. Mega- 106, per SI–International System.
8. Melphalan.
9. Memory  .
10. Mercaptopurine.
11. Mesial–dentistry.
12. Methionine.
13. Midline  .
14. Minimum.
15. Minute–time.
16. Mitochondria.
17. Mitomycin.
18. Molar concentration.
19. Molar–dentistry.
20. Mole–chemistry.
21. Monoclonal  .
22. Monocyte.
23. ovement–neurology.
24. Multipara.
25. Muscle/musculus.
26. Mycoplasma.
27. Myopia.
28. Myosin.

m

Symbol for:
1. Mass.
2. Median–statistics.
3. Mean of a sample.
4. meta–organic chemistry, benzene ring position.
5. Messenger–RNA.
6. Meter.
7. milli––103, per SI-International System.
8. Molal concentration.

m

Abbreviation for molarity.

M

abbrev. METHIONINE.

m

metre

metatarsalgia

; M non-specific term denoting forefoot pain, in the metatarsal area (Table 1)
  • exercise-related metatarsalgia athletics-induced M, associated with pes cavus, forefoot equinus or a protracted propulsive phase of gait (compensatory foot movements cause forefoot overload, and resultant bone and soft-tissue stress)

  • greater metatarsalgia first-ray M

  • lesser metatarsalgia lesser-rays (2-5) M

Table 1: Presentations of metatarsalgia
Form of metatarsalgiaType/characteristics
Functional metatarsalgia (forefoot pain due to inherent local structural defect)• Unusual metatarsal formula
• Loss of normal forefoot joint mobility
• Local metatarsus equinus ± associated toe deformity (hammer, claw, retraction, trigger deformity)
• Iatrogenic change (e.g. hallux abductovalgus/foot surgery)
• Loss/atrophy of plantar fibrofat pad
• Rigid pes cavus
• Fixed plantarflexed ray
• Fixed-toe deformity
• Subluxation of a metatarsophalangeal joint
• Localized metatarsal equinus
• Generalized joint hypermobility
Non-functional metatarsalgia (forefoot pain due to forefoot, foot or limb pathology or systemic disease)Soft-tissue pathologies
• Focal plantar hyperkeratosis
• Connective tissue pathology, e.g. plantar fibromatosis, plantar plate rupture
• Synovial pathology, e.g. ganglion, adventitious bursitis, capsulitis, gouty tophus, rheumatoid bursae and nodules
• Vascular pathology, e.g. ischaemia, venous and lymphatic insufficiency
• Neurological problems, e.g. sensory dysfunction, nerve entrapment, Morton's neuroma/neuritis (see Table 2)
• Muscular pathology
• Neoplasm
Bone pathologies
• Stress/march fracture
• Osteochondritis (Freiberg's infraction; sesamoid osteochondritis)
• Sesamoid pathologies
Systemic disease
• Rheumatoid disease
• Autoimmune disease
• Osteoarthritis
• Ankylosing spondylitis
• Connective tissue diseases
• Reactive arthritides
• Sero-negative arthritides
Others
• Back pain
• Paget's disease
• Obesity
• Infection
• Neoplasm
Table 2: Presentations of nerve trunk irritation in the foot
Neuroma/lesionInvolved nerveLocation
Proximal tarsal tunnel syndromeBranches of the posterior tibial nerveMedial ankle area
Distal tarsal tunnel syndrome Jogger's footMedial plantar nerveBetween navicular tuberosity and belly of abductor hallucis
Distal tarsal tunnel syndrome Baxter's neuritisLateral plantar nerveBetween bellies of abductor hallucis, quadratus plantae and abductor digiti quinti minimi
Joplin's neuromaMedial plantar nerve properMedial area of first metatarsal head
Houser's neuromaFirst plantar intermetatarsal nerveBetween 1 and 2 metatarsals
Heuter's neuromaSecond plantar intermetatarsal nerveBetween 2 and 3 metatarsals
Morton's neuromaThird plantar intermetatarsal nerveBetween 3 and 4 metatarsals
Islen's neuromaFourth plantar intermetatarsal nerveBetween 4 and 5 metatarsals

M

Abbreviation for methionine.

m

Abbreviation for meter.

M

macerate; maximal; symbol, mega; member; meter; minim; [L.] mil or mille (thousand); misce (mix); mistura (mixture); symbol, molar (solution)—the expressions M/10, M/100, etc., denote the strength of a solution in comparison with the molar, as tenth molar, hundredth molar, etc.; muscle; myopia.

m

symbol, meter; symbol milli-.

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