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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
References in periodicals archive ?
For metatarsalgia-type pain, orthopedic inserts with a metatarsal pad can also be used.
Baur, "The effect of foot orthoses with forefoot cushioning or metatarsal pad on forefoot peak plantar pressure in running," Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, vol.
Vitamin A and Vitamin E deficiencies or any cause of immuno-suppression such as stress or intercurrent disease, excessively dry or abraded feet in water birds, heaviness and inactivity, unhygienic condition, constantly standing on the same diameter perches and puncture of metatarsal pad by an overgrown claw of first or hind digits predisposes to bumble foot infection (Cooper,1976).
In this case, a single pedicle advancement flap was used to treat chronic, nonresponsive grade V/VII pododermatitis of the right metatarsal pad in a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis).
Correlations between subjective treatment responses and plantar pressure parameters of metatarsal pad treatment in metatarsalgia patients: a prospective study.
As the patient reported some relief with the makeshift metatarsal pad that she had placed in her shoe, she expressed discomfort and dissatisfaction with her current custom orthotics and was cast in non weight-bearing subtalar neutral for a new pair of custom fit orthotics.