proximal phalanx of foot
proximal phalanx of foot[TA]
the relatively larger bone of the toes that articulates proximally with the head of a metatarsal; those of the lateral four toes articulate distally with a middle phalanx; that of the great toe articulates distally with a distal phalanx.
Synonym(s): phalanx proximalis pedis [TA]
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