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metatarsus

 [met″ah-tahr´sus]
the part of the foot between the ankle and the toes, its skeleton being the five bones (metatarsals) extending from the tarsus to the phalanges. See appendix 3-3.
metatarsus pri´mus va´rus angulation of the first metatarsal bone toward the midline of the body, producing an angle sometimes of 20 degrees or more between its base and that of the second metatarsal bone.

met·a·tar·sus

, pl.

me·ta·tar·si

(met'ă-tar'sŭs, -sī),
The distal portion of the foot between the instep and the toes, having as its skeleton the five long bones (metatarsal bones) articulating proximally with the cuboid and cuneiform bones and distally with the phalanges.
[meta- + G. tarsos, tarsus]

metatarsus

(mĕt′ə-tär′səs)
n. pl. metatar·si (-sī, -sē)
1. The middle part of the human foot that forms the instep and includes the five bones between the toes and the ankle.
2. The corresponding part of the hind foot in quadrupeds or of the foot in birds.

metatarsus

The foot region between the ankle and phalanges, including the five metatarsal bones.

met·a·tar·sus

, pl. metatarsi (met'ă-tahr'sŭs, -sī)
The part of the foot between the tarsus and the toes, having as its skeleton the five long bones (metatarsal bones) articulating posteriorly with the cuboid and cuneiform bones and distally with the phalanges.
[meta- + G. tarsos, tarsus]

metatarsus

The five bones of the foot.

metatarsus

the skeleton of the foot between the toes and the tarsus of a TETRAPOD consisting of the five bones of the hind limb. In humans this forms the middle and hind part of the foot. see PENTADACTYL LIMB.
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Thus we can assume that the locomotor kinematics of the hindlimb of a non-avian theropod depended largely on three functional segments (femur, tibia, metatarsus), as does the hindlimb of felines and ungulates, and differently from hindlimb of a cursorial bird that depends mainly on only two segments (tibiotarsus and tarsometatarsus).
Based on the comparison of age, gender, and the physical findings between the MWI-effective and ineffective groups, the only significant difference was in the MAIB, indicating that MWI may be less effective for children with severe metatarsus adductus.
The relationship between Ottawa foot rule and fractures Fracture No % (n) Yes % (n) Tender pain on navicular or Yes 69.2 (9) 61.0 (47) basis of the fifth metatarsus No 30.8 (4) 39.0 (30) Tender pain on the Yes 46.2 (6) 81.8 (63) middle foot No 53.8 (7) 18.2 (14) Inability to take Yes 100.0 (13) 58.4 (45) four steps No 0 41.6 (32) Total % (n) Tender pain on navicular or 62.2 (56) basis of the fifth metatarsus 37.8 (34) Tender pain on the 76.7 (69) middle foot 23.3 (21) Inability to take 64.4 (58) four steps 35.6 (32) Table 2.
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In present investigation, the mean length and width of metatarsus were observed to be 1.920.07 and 1.080.07 mm, respectively.
The left femur, tibia, and metatarsus were boiled for 5 min to loosen the muscle tissues using the method of Hall et al.
Also, a positive significant correlation was observed between times of 100 m crawl swimming with shoulders width, chest circumference, palms and metatarsus lengths and lean body weight [6].
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From a hind limb, not only the left femur shaft and incomplete tibia but also a right calcaneus and a metatarsus III are represented (Figure 4(5)(8)).