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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revealed that Beckham, who is out to 500-1 with Hills to be the World Cup's top scorer, broke the second metatarsal bone, which extends to the toe next to the big toe.
The Sarsfields midfielder was forced to pull out of Sunday's draw against with Down with a suspected broken metatarsal bone.
The veteran Gretna hitman has recovered from a broken metatarsal bone in his foot in only two-and-a-half weeks.
England actually took the field and won without the world's most famous metatarsal bone.
Dec 31, 2005 - Owen breaks a metatarsal bone in his right foot playing for Newcastle at Tottenham
He was in a rich vein of form recently for the struggling club when,, during Newcastle's match against Tottenham on New Year's Eve, the former Liverpool striker limped off after fracturing the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot.
Cole has been sidelined since early October with a fractured metatarsal bone in his right foot.
Professor Tom Reilly, director of research at the Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences at John Moores University, claims Beckham's injury would have been more serious if he had broken his first metatarsal bone rather than his second.
Tottenham defender King broke a metatarsal bone at Everton three weeks ago.
Neville Thompson and midfielder Chris Venables could be back, but Sean Jehu is out after breaking a metatarsal bone in his foot.
I broke the fifth metatarsal bone in both of my feet last October and had a pin and bone graft this February but am still in pain.
Cole has been sidelined since October with a fractured metatarsal bone. It is a huge frustration for him after missing 11 games and may be out of another 10, including clashes against Chelsea and Manchester United.