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metatarsal

 [met″ah-tahr´sal]
1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.

met·a·tar·sal

(met'ă-tar'săl),
1. Relating to the metatarsus or to one of the metatarsal bones.
2. Any one of the metatarsal bones.

metatarsal

/meta·tar·sal/ (met″ah-tahr´sal)
1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.

metatarsal

(mĕt′ə-tär′səl)
adj.
Of or relating to the metatarsus.
n.
Any of the bones of the metatarsus.

met′a·tar′sal·ly adv.

metatarsal

[met′ətär′səl]
Etymology: Gk, meta + tarsos, flat surface
1 adj, pertaining to the metatarsus of the foot.
2 n, any one of the five bones making up the metatarsus.

metatarsal

Anatomy
noun Any of the five long cylindrical bones extending from the heel to the toes.
 
Medspeak
adjective Referring to the metatarsus.

met·a·tar·sal

(met'ă-tahr'săl)
Relating to the metatarsus or to one of the metatarsal bones.

metatarsal

One of the five long bones of the foot lying beyond the TARSAL bones and articulating with the bones of the toes (PHALANGES).

metatarsal

any bone of the METATARSUS.

metatarsal

1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.

metatarsal pad
see footpad.
metatarsal spur
see spur (3).
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Six months after surgery, his right lateral column had lengthened by approximately 5 mm, and the articular surface between the cuboid and the fourth metatarsal expanded by approximately 2 mm.
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Physical exam will show tenderness at the base of the first or second metatarsals or medial and middle cuneiforms, pain or instability with rotational stress of the forefoot; swelling; and ecchymosis.
Recovery time depends on the extent of damage and which of the five metatarsals is affected.