metatarsus angle

metatarsus angle

A normally adducted angle formed between the longitudinal bisection of the metatarsus and the longitudinal bisection of the lesser metatarsus.
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We consider that the increase in the duration of ballet and/or getting older causes an increase in the metatarsus angle and in MLA, and it signals that exercise (ballet) might have an effect on the development of MLA.