metatarsus primus varus

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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.

metatarsus primus varus

A forefoot deformity characterised by a midline deviation of the first metatarsal bone, resulting in a 20º+ angle between the base of the 1st and 2nd metatarsal bone.

metatarsus primus varus

; metatarsus adductus primus adduction of first metatarsal towards body midline, with resultant increased metatarsus adductus primus angle, stretch of 1/2 intermetatarsal ligament, and predisposition to hallux abductovalgus or in-toeing

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.