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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

(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

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.
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In recent years the growth in foot care sales has been concentrated in the device segment, which includes such items as heel and arch supports, specialty inserts and metatarsal pads to cushion the bottom of the foot, notes vice president of sales John Vayianos.
The use of simple self-adhesive semi compressed 5 or 7mm plantar metatarsal pads, appropriately crafted and skived at the edges, can be surprisingly effective at reducing pain and should not be overlooked in our increasingly technological profession.
Materials such as metatarsal pads can be added to the device to customize it further.