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met·a·tar·sus

 (mĕt′ə-tär′səs)
n. pl. met·a·tar·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.
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metatarsus

(ˌmɛtəˈtɑːsəs)
n, pl -si (-saɪ)
1. (Anatomy) the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus, consisting of five long bones
2. (Zoology) the corresponding skeletal part in other vertebrates
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met•a•tar•sus

(ˌmɛt əˈtɑr səs)

n., pl. -si (-sī).
the bones of a vertebrate hind limb between the tarsus and the toes, or phalanges.
[1670–80; < New Latin; see meta-, tarsus]
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metatarsus


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The five metatarsal bones located between the ankle and the toes. See metacarpus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metatarsus - the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsusmetatarsus - the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus; the corresponding part of the foot in birds or of the hind foot in quadrupeds
metatarsal - any bone of the foot between the ankle and the toes
pedal extremity, vertebrate foot - the extremity of the limb in vertebrates
skeletal structure - any structure created by the skeleton of an organism
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Translations

metatarsus

[ˌmetəˈtɑːsəs] N (metatarsi (pl)) [ˌmetəˈtɑːsaɪ]metatarso m
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metatarsus

[ˌmɛtəˈtɑːsəs] nmetatarso
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met·a·tar·sus

n. metatarso, la parte formada por los cinco huesecillos del pie situados entre el tarso y los dedos.
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Anaerobic culture on brain heart infusion agar isolated actinomyces species within 72 hours (Figure- 4) Chest X ray- Normal, X ray Right foot-Osteomyelitis of 4th, 5th metatarsal bone (Figure 5), KOH Preparation- Negative for fungal elements, Biopsy-Excision biopsy was done (four whitish yellow granules were obtained while doing deep exsion biopsy), Histopathology-Epidermis shows pseudo epitheliomatous hyperplasia.
ID Site of osteomyelitis Thermographic findings 1 1st distal phalange Ankle pattern 2 4th proximal and middle phalange Ankle pattern 3 5th metatarsal bone Knee pattern 4 1st proximal phalange Ankle pattern 5 1st proximal phalange and metatarsal bone -- * 6 5th proximal, middle and distal phalange, Ankle pattern and metatarsal bone 4th metatarsal bone 7 1st proximal, middle, and distal phalange -- * 8 2nd proximal phalanges and metatarsal bone Ankle pattern 9 5th proximal phalange Knee pattern 10 1st metatarsal bone Ankle pattern * No observation of increased skin temperature.