metatarsal bone


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metatarsal bone

Any of the bones of the metatarsus.
See: foot for illus.
See also: bone
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Celtic's Peter Grant had to miss the 1989 Scottish Cup Final after breaking one of his metatarsal bones a month before the game.
Paris [France] Feb 27 ( ANI ): Brazilian superstar Neymar has a twisted right ankle and a hairline fracture on the fifth metatarsal bone, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Tuesday through an official statement about the world's most expensive player.
The hypnotist and mentalist has been sporting a foot brace after snapping a metatarsal bone in his left foot.
This results in a straightening of the first metatarsal bone.
The angulation correction involves cutting and shifting the first metatarsal bone into alignment and fixating it with a pin, screw, or plate.
The 20-year-old, out since breaking a metatarsal bone in his foot in January, got an 80-minute run-out for the Under-20s on Tuesday.
Alonso has suffered multiple injury setbacks this year, breaking the fifth metatarsal bone in his foot just after making a comeback from a groin operation.
The left-back, who can also play as a central defender, was close to joining Newcastle United last year but he broke a metatarsal bone in his left foot and was out for nine months.
But first-choice Marske keeper Oliver West's season looks over due to a broken metatarsal bone and big toe injury in his left foot.
Mirallas left Goodison Park on crutches sparking fears he had suffered a broken metatarsal bone, but initial tests yesterday are believed to have indicated it is not that serious.
BY the time the Daily Post hits the streets this morning, I will have undergone the operation to mend the metatarsal bone that has been at the root of most of my injury problems during the past 12 months.
Mike Harris, who started the last five games at tackle last season, had a pin placed in his right foot during surgery to repair a broken fifth metatarsal bone.