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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.

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

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]

metatarsus


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The five metatarsal bones located between the ankle and the toes. See metacarpus.
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
Translations

metatarsus

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

metatarsus

[ˌmɛtəˈtɑːsəs] nmetatarso

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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