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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December 2005 - Michael Owen broke a metatarsal bone in his foot playing for Newcastle at Tottenham.
Observation of the serrating process led to the conclusion that the flat surfaces of the metatarsal bone are used, for obvious reasons, disregarding the rest.
CHAMPIONS: Dave (left, back row) celebrates as Emley 2nd XI clinch the Cedar Court Conference Two title * FORWARD DEFENSIVE: Dave Stratford broke a metatarsal bone playing for Emley (PC160909Dstratford-01)
His break was at the base of the fourth metatarsal bone and under the surface of another small bone, called the lateral cuneiform bone.
The 20-year-old United striker suffered more than one fracture to a metatarsal bone in his right foot during Saturday's defeat at Chelsea but Sward added: "I have told Sven there is a chance Wayne will be involved.
A season of stunning progress ended on a disappointing note earlier this week when the Fairwater-based star broke a metatarsal bone in his right foot during training.
The defender missed England's World Cup campaign after breaking a metatarsal bone in his foot at the end of the season.
Lee hurt the metatarsal bone in a foot while bowling in the second Test against South Africa at theMCGlast month and last week underwent surgery.
He broke a metatarsal bone on New Year's Day 2006 and then ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament having recovered in time for the World Cup.
Mc Evilly, who has twice broken a metatarsal bone in his right foot, has had all the protective covering removed and is back in light training.
Rooney returned to action on Thursday, six weeks and five days after breaking the fourth metatarsal bone in his right foot, and it was revealed yesterday that the injury was never as bad as a typical metatarsal break.
Manchester United agreed to Eriksson's request to scan Rooney's broken metatarsal bone a week tomorrow, seven days earlier than originally planned.