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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Celtic's Peter Grant had to miss the 1989 Scottish Cup Final after breaking one of his metatarsal bones a month before the game.
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 hypnotist and mentalist has been sporting a foot brace after snapping a metatarsal bone in his left foot.
This results in a straightening of the first metatarsal bone.
The angulation correction involves cutting and shifting the first metatarsal bone into alignment and fixating it with a pin, screw, or plate.
The 20-year-old, out since breaking a metatarsal bone in his foot in January, got an 80-minute run-out for the Under-20s on Tuesday.
Alonso has suffered multiple injury setbacks this year, breaking the fifth metatarsal bone in his foot just after making a comeback from a groin operation.
The left-back, who can also play as a central defender, was close to joining Newcastle United last year but he broke a metatarsal bone in his left foot and was out for nine months.
But first-choice Marske keeper Oliver West's season looks over due to a broken metatarsal bone and big toe injury in his left foot.
Mirallas left Goodison Park on crutches sparking fears he had suffered a broken metatarsal bone, but initial tests yesterday are believed to have indicated it is not that serious.
BY the time the Daily Post hits the streets this morning, I will have undergone the operation to mend the metatarsal bone that has been at the root of most of my injury problems during the past 12 months.