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metatarsal

 [met″ah-tahr´sal]
1. pertaining to the metatarsus.
2. a bone of the metatarsus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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metatarsal

Anatomy
noun Any of the five long cylindrical bones extending from the heel to the toes.
 
Medspeak
adjective Referring to the metatarsus.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

met·a·tar·sal

(met'ă-tahr'săl)
Relating to the metatarsus or to one of the metatarsal bones.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

metatarsal

One of the five long bones of the foot lying beyond the TARSAL bones and articulating with the bones of the toes (PHALANGES).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

metatarsal

any bone of the METATARSUS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The neck is a common site for distal metatarsal osteotomies such as Mitchell and Chevron's osteotomies (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists 2006).
The osteotomized bones were then transfixed longitudinally by Kirschner wires from the distal phalanx to the metatarsal base.
While the usual attachment is by a strong band to the base of the first metatarsal, there is usually an additional slip to the medial cuneiform.
Last year, Neymar was out for 11 weeks after suffering a metatarsal injury on the same right foot, missing PSG's Champions League last-16 exit to holders Real Madrid.
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A metatarsal injury like yours (aka the "dancer's fracture") typically needs six to eight weeks to heal in a short boot that's removable at night.
Neymar was released on Sunday after undergoing an operation on Saturday morning to repair a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot.
Paris [France] Feb 27 ( ANI ): Brazilian superstar Neymar has a twisted right ankle and a hairline fracture on the fifth metatarsal bone, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Tuesday through an official statement about the world's most expensive player.
The Galvanizer provides top-of-the-foot comfort and protection with Cushguard, an internal metatarsal guard.