Morton, Dudley Joy
Morton, Dudley Joy(mort'on)
U.S. orthopedic surgeon, 1884–1960.
Morton diseaseMorton toe.
A seldom-used term for shortening of a metatarsal bone, usually the first metatarsal, or the pain around that bone caused by such a shortening (metatarsalgia) or the pain along the course of the nearby nerve (neuralgia). The condition is sometimes but not always congenital. Synonym: Morton syndrome; Morton toe See: illustration