metatarsal phalanx


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Related to metatarsal phalanx: metatarsophalangeal

metatarsal phalanx

[-tär′səl]
Etymology: Gk, meta + tarsos, flat surface, phalanx, line of soldiers
the bones of the foot and toes.

metatarsal phalanx

Any phalanx that articulates with a metatarsal bone.
See: proximal phalanx
See also: phalanx