metatarsal


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met·a·tar·sal

 (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

(ˌmɛtəˈtɑːsəl) anatomy
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the metatarsus
n
(Anatomy) any bone of the metatarsus

met•a•tar•sal

(ˌmɛt əˈtɑr səl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the metatarsus.
n.
2. a bone in the metatarsus.
[1730–40]

met·a·tar·sal

(mĕt′ə-tär′səl)
Any of the bones of the foot lying between the tarsal bones and the bones of the toes or digits (phalanges). See more at skeleton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metatarsal - any bone of the foot between the ankle and the toesmetatarsal - any bone of the foot between the ankle and the toes
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
metatarsus - 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
Adj.1.metatarsal - of or relating to the metatarsus; "metatarsal bones"
Translations

metatarsal

[ˌmetəˈtɑːsl] Nmetatarsiano m

metatarsal

adjMittelfuß-, metatarsal (spec); metatarsal boneMittelfußknochen m

metatarsal

adj & n metatarsiano
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Warwickshire batsman Bell suffered a fractured metatarsal while fielding in the second NatWest Series one-day international against Bangladesh on Saturday.
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Although he accepts a broken metatarsal and subsequent cruciate knee ligament injury, caused as a direct result of rushing back to action too quickly in order to appear at the 2006 World Cup, wrecked his first two years at Newcastle, with 33 and 32 appearances to his name in the second half of a four-year deal, Owen believes there is little wrong with his body.
WOLVES manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed his worst fears that striker Chris Iwelumo has a broken metatarsal and may now miss the start of the club's Barclays Premier League campaign.
Sports scientist Iain Spears hopes he can come up with a way of preventing, or at the very least reducing, that most fashionable of football injuries - the fractured metatarsal.
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The term hallux valgus (sometimes known as hallux abducto valgus) refers therefore to 'an enlargement of bone or tissue around the metatarsal phalangeal joint at the base of the big toe' (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists 2006).