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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1 mm guide wire is inserted through the mid portion (between the dorsal and plantar aspect) of the second metatarsal aiming towards the confluence of the metaphyseal-diaphyseal junction of the first metatarsal.
Patients with fifth metatarsal fractures typically have tenderness with palpation over the area of injury, with edema and ecchymosis when the injury is acute.
Recovery time depends on the extent of damage and which of the five metatarsals is affected.
Using an inferior approach the heads of metatarsals were excised, along with the bone exostosis area.
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The first metatarsal is the most medial of the five miniature long bones of the metatarsus of the foot.
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In the lateral toes, an oblique osteotomy was performed at the metatarsal neck, starting proximally on the dorsum and proceeding distally and plantarward at an angle of 45 degrees.
The superficial fibular nerve (SFN) and its cutaneous distribution (after perforating the crural fascia) were dissected in the anterolateral region of the leg and the dorsum of the foot, observing their topographies in relation to the anterior margin of the tibia, intermalleolar line and metatarsal bones, as well as possible communications with the deep fibular and the sural nerves, in the foot.
A total contact orthosis with a carbon fiber or plastic footplate will attempt to limit MTP extension while a metatarsal pad or bar placed proximal to the metatarsal head(s) with selective materials can cushion, protect, and redistribute plantar pressures.
The Silipos All Gel Metatarsal Pad is comfortable, fits dress or casual shoes, is washable and comes in left and right configurations.
The metatarsal bases of the patient's right foot were subluxed, or incompletely dislocated toward the lateral aspect of the foot, indicating a Lisfranc deformity.