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metatarsus

 [met″ah-tahr´sus]
the part of the foot between the ankle and the toes, its skeleton being the five bones (metatarsals) extending from the tarsus to the phalanges. See appendix 3-3.
metatarsus pri´mus va´rus angulation of the first metatarsal bone toward the midline of the body, producing an angle sometimes of 20 degrees or more between its base and that of the second metatarsal bone.

met·a·tar·sus

, pl.

me·ta·tar·si

(met'ă-tar'sŭs, -sī),
The distal portion of the foot between the instep and the toes, having as its skeleton the five long bones (metatarsal bones) articulating proximally with the cuboid and cuneiform bones and distally with the phalanges.
[meta- + G. tarsos, tarsus]

metatarsus

/meta·tar·sus/ (-tahr´sus) the part of the foot between the ankle and the toes, its skeleton being the five bones (metatarsals) extending from the tarsus to the phalanges.

metatarsus

(mĕt′ə-tär′səs)
n. pl. metatar·si (-sī, -sē)
1. The middle part of the human foot that forms the instep and includes the five bones between the toes and the ankle.
2. The corresponding part of the hind foot in quadrupeds or of the foot in birds.

metatarsus

[-tär′səs]
Etymology: Gk, meta + tarsos, flat surface
a part of the foot, consisting of five bones, numbered I to V from the medial side. Each bone has a long, slender body; a wedge-shaped proximal end; a convex distal end; and flattened, grooved sides for the attachment of ligaments. The metatarsal bones articulate with the tarsus proximally and the first row of phalanges distally. Deformities of the metatarsus include metatarsus valgus and metatarsus varus. -metatarsal, adj.
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metatarsus

The foot region between the ankle and phalanges, including the five metatarsal bones.

met·a·tar·sus

, pl. metatarsi (met'ă-tahr'sŭs, -sī)
The part of the foot between the tarsus and the toes, having as its skeleton the five long bones (metatarsal bones) articulating posteriorly with the cuboid and cuneiform bones and distally with the phalanges.
[meta- + G. tarsos, tarsus]

metatarsus

The five bones of the foot.

metatarsus

the skeleton of the foot between the toes and the tarsus of a TETRAPOD consisting of the five bones of the hind limb. In humans this forms the middle and hind part of the foot. see PENTADACTYL LIMB.

metatarsus

area of foot between midfoot and toes, the bones of which (i.e. metatarsals 1-5) articulate proximally with the medial, intermediate and lateral cuneiforms and cuboid, and distally with bases of proximal phalanges of toes 1-5

metatarsus

the part of the hindlimb between the tarsus and the first phalanx. In the cat and dog it contains five bones (metatarsals) extending from the tarsus to the phalanges. See also Table 10.

metatarsus primus varus
angulation of the first metatarsal bone toward the midline of the body, producing an angle sometimes of 20 degrees or more between its base and that of the second metatarsal bone.
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