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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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spination on legs: femora I - II = 3 (111) - 0 - 2 (011) - 2 (011), III - IV = 3 (111) - 0 - 1 (001) - 1 (001); patellae I - IV = one short basodorsal, one long apicodorsal, one short retrolateral; tibiae I- II = 2 (101) - 4 (220) - 1 (001), III = 2 (110) - 4 (220) - 1 (001) - 1 (001), IV = 1 (010) - 4 (220) - 2 (110) - 2 (110); metatarsi I - IV = 0 - 6 (222) - 3 (111) - 3 (111).
Legs (Tables I, III; Figures IIA, B) with coxal sutures obscure; ventral spinules (combs) present on protarsi and protibiae, vestigial distally on meso- and metatarsi and tibiae; trochanter, 1TR (proximal region) with 2-3 sensilla, 2TR (distal region) with four sensilla, apparent homologues of [TR.
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Proximal portion of the ventral margin with a series of several small denticulations, median and caudal limbs elongate; femora faintly swollen in the pregenicular region, genicular lobes produced round and acuminate caudal metatarsi forming distinctly more the half of the entire tarsal length.
Metatarsus IV with ventral distal spine in sparse distal scopula, metatarsi I-III without such a spine.
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nitida), the metatarsi of the hind legs are light-haired (black-haired in A.
This specimen is referred to Ictinia, rather than to other genera of small New World accipitrids (Chondrohierax, Elanoides, Gampsonyx, Elanus, Harpagus and Accipiter) by having this unique combination of characters: Foramen vasculare distale wide and long relative to width of Corpus tarsometatarsi (small in Chondrohierax) ; Trochlea metatarsi II extends distad to level of Trochlea metatarsi III (does not extend this far in Elanoides, Elanus, Harpagus or Accipiter) ; Trochlea metatarsi III as wide as long in acrotarsial aspect (narrower in Gampsonyx and Accipiter); Trochlea metatarsi II wide (narrower in Elanus, Harpagus and Accipiter); in medial aspect, plantar extension of Trochlea metatarsi II moderate (greater in Gampsonyx, Elanus, Harpagus and Accipiter.
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We examined the relationship between age and BMD from 180 metatarsi representative of all age groups, presence and absence of pathologies, and both sexes.
Legs long and slender, moderately stout, spinose, slightly hairy on metatarsi and tarsi.