metatarsus


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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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Jannik Vestergaard broke a metatarsus and strained a ligament in the 2-0 loss to Leverkusen.
Overall, the mean of populations for head height width, proboscis length, thorax length, abdomen length, fore wing length width, cubital index, hind wing length width, number of hamuli, coxa length, trochanter length, femur length, tibia length and metatarsus length width were found to be 3.
Keeping in mind that children continue to grow during ballet duration, a significant relationship was found between increases in ballet duration and width (especially in the metatarsus area), length parameters and the HVA.
In fact, the differences in growth and mineralization among the femur, tibia, and metatarsus in poultry have been observed (Applegate and Lilburn, 2002; Goetting-Fuchs et al.
Leg macrosetae: femur, I-IV d 2 di, p 1 di, r 1 di; patella, I-IV p 1 me, r 1 me; tibia, I-II v 2-2-2, p 1-1-1, d 1 pr, r 0-1-1; III-IVv 1-0-2, p 1-1-1, d 1 pr, r 1-1-1; metatarsus, I-II v 2-2, p 1-1, r 1-1; III v 2-2, p 1-0-2, r 1-0-2; IV v 1-1, p 1-1-2, r 1-1-2.
Desi' chick embryos treated with different concentrations of dimethoate showed reduction in the wet body weight, crown rump length, anterior posterior head diameter, eye diameter, beak, humerus, radius, metacarpus, femur, fibula and metatarsus length compared to control group.
Good: Healthy scar, foot fully plantigrade and mobile without any equinus or heel varus but with minor degree of persistent metatarsus adductus.
Thus, the radial vascular canals are observed in the medial sector of the humerus distal part; in the femoral bone (in the medial sector of the diaphysis middle); in the tibia (in the middle of diaphysis of the lateral and dorsal sectors); and in the metatarsus (in the proximal part of the dorsal, at the junction the dorsal with the medial, in the medial, at the junction of the medial with the plantar, and in the plantar sectors; in the middle of the diaphysis at the junction of the lateral with the dorsal and the junction of the medial and plantar).
Femora subcompressed and faintly arcuate, immediately before the distal extremity; genicular lobes subacuminate, caudal tarsi very faintly shorter than the tibiae, very slender, the metatarsus comprising five-eighths of the tarsal length.
Spination: palp: 130, 000, 0000 (bristles present on patella and tibia); Femur I-III 323, IV 320; Patella I-IV 000; Tibia I-II, III 2124(3), IV 210(2)4; Metatarsus I-III 2024, IV 3037.
The shoe should fit snuggly around the mid-section of the foot - the metatarsus - and the ankle should never slip out of the shoe, otherwise you risk injuring the tendon there.