base of metatarsal

base of met·a·tar·sal

the expanded proximal extremity of each metatarsal bone; it articulates with one or more of the distal row of tarsal bones.
Synonym(s): basis ossis metatarsalis [TA]
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(18) Metatarsal osteotomy at the base of metatarsal bones will correct varus forefoot.