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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.
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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
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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]
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metatarsus


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

metatarsus

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

[ˌmɛtəˈtɑːsəs] nmetatarso
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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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Research in animal biomechanics commonly uses the ratio of the length of the metatarsus to the length of the femur (MT/F) as an indicator of cursoriality in mammals, thereby establishing that a greater value of MT/F means that the animal can move faster because this ratio reflects the degree of elongation of the distal elements of the member relative to its proximal elements, which is interpreted as an efficient limb due to a reduction of moments of inertia (Garland Jr.
[1,2] However, toe-in gait can be seen when femoral anteversion, internal tibial torsion or metatarsus adductus do not decrease sufficiently.
Most birds from the Americas are from the late Cretaceous (100-66 million years ago) and known only from a single foot bone, often the metatarsus. This fossil was almost complete, missing only its head.
(8) described the Ottawa foot rule as experiencing tender pain at the navicular or basis of the fifth metatarsus, in the middle foot, inability to take four steps due to not bearing weight on foot immediately after trauma or in the ED (8-10).
22-24) variable shades of dark brown, with light scopulae on tarsi I--II; tibia I with row of 5 long retro-ventral macrosetae and distal pair of prolateral clasping spurs; metatarsus I with 3 pro-ventral and 9 retro-ventral macrosetae; tarsus I with 9 pro-ventral and 14 retro-ventral macrosetae.
Jannik Vestergaard broke a metatarsus and strained a ligament in the 2-0 loss to Leverkusen.
metatarsus I v 1-0-3 means that in the ventral plane (quadrant) there is one spine in basal section and three spines in apical section.
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 3.190.10 3.680.09 mm, 6.290.06 mm, 4.260.20 mm, 5.910.93 mm, 9.130.18 3.000.08 mm, 2.200.36, 6.380.14 1.800.05 mm, 20.881.32, 1.100.09 mm, 0.790.10 mm, 2.450.10 mm, 2.910.13 mm and 1.920.07 1.080.07 mm.
Most of the fractures are caused by automobile accidents and fall from height as opined by Shivaprakash and Singh (1999).The bones most commonly fractured are the metacarpus and metatarsus (21-50 percent), followed by the femur (15-32 percent) and the tibia (12-15 percent) as reported by Ferguson (1982); Adams (1985) and Crawford and Fretz (1985).
Hind coxa minutely punctate; hind tibial spurs subequal, half the length of the metatarsus. First metasomal tergite widened at apex, twice as long as wide at apex, excavated at base, smooth and shiny at the excavated portion, remaining reticulate-rugose; T2 shorter than T3, reticulate-rugose, sulci wanting; third tergite with rugosity at basal region; second and following tergites with median longitudinal ridge.
Parameters evaluated from footprints (Figure):2,7,15-18 footlength, AB width, AC width, BC distance, DE distance, DF distance; EF distance, heel width (HJ distance), K (HVA), R (metatarsus angle); M=Foot angle, Foot Index=AB/foot lengthx100; FE/DE, GD distance (if the G point was a lateral D point, a negative value was given); and AC/HJ, DE/HJ (Staheli index), AC-AB.
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., 2012; Han et al., 2015).