metatarsal


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metatarsal

 [met″ah-tahr´sal]
1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.

met·a·tar·sal

(met'ă-tar'săl),
1. Relating to the metatarsus or to one of the metatarsal bones.
2. Any one of the metatarsal bones.

metatarsal

/meta·tar·sal/ (met″ah-tahr´sal)
1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.

metatarsal

(mĕt′ə-tär′səl)
adj.
Of or relating to the metatarsus.
n.
Any of the bones of the metatarsus.

met′a·tar′sal·ly adv.

metatarsal

[met′ətär′səl]
Etymology: Gk, meta + tarsos, flat surface
1 adj, pertaining to the metatarsus of the foot.
2 n, any one of the five bones making up the metatarsus.

metatarsal

Anatomy
noun Any of the five long cylindrical bones extending from the heel to the toes.
 
Medspeak
adjective Referring to the metatarsus.

met·a·tar·sal

(met'ă-tahr'săl)
Relating to the metatarsus or to one of the metatarsal bones.

metatarsal

One of the five long bones of the foot lying beyond the TARSAL bones and articulating with the bones of the toes (PHALANGES).

metatarsal

any bone of the METATARSUS.

metatarsal

most proximal ray bone of the foot, articulating proximally with tarsal bones (i.e. at tarsometatarsal joints), and distally with bases of proximal phalanges (i.e. at metatarsophalangeal joints)

metatarsal

1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.

metatarsal pad
see footpad.
metatarsal spur
see spur (3).
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When necessary, tissue from the metatarsal bones was removed manually with a knife and/or by prolonged immersion in hot water (> 80[degrees]C).
For Chinese paratroopers, specific foot prosthesis should be designed to protect the 1st to 4th metatarsal region for a hard surface landing, and the 1st phalangeal and 5th metatarsal region for a soft surface landing.
Subsequent series described and classified proximal fifth metatarsal fractures based on differences in outcome in relation to anatomic location.
Rooney also needed the Aircast boot following the fracture of his 5th metatarsal (his little toe) in the quarter-finals of the Euro 2004 v Portugal, where England were knocked out on penalties at the hands of the 'winker' Cristiano Ronaldo.
Brown picked up the injury against Wolves on Saturday and there are concerns that the England defender may have broken his fifth metatarsal, the one that takes the longest to heal.
McCarthy said: "1t was purely an accident but Chris has broken his metatarsal.
The dreaded metatarsal curse entered the national consciousness when David Beckham was crocked shortly before the 2002 World Cup.
metatarsal guards, or metatarsal boots if the employer requires them instead of detachable metatarsal guards;
England striker Emile Heskey is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after scans showed he has a fractured metatarsal.
A plain radiograph shows changes of periosteal reaction and cortical thickening of the shaft of the 4th metatarsal with no cortical disruption (Figure 1A).
Alexander said those tests showed the same crack in the fourth metatarsal that was there Monday.
Having previously affected Owen, Gary Neville and David Beckham, the curse of the dreaded metatarsal has struck again.