noun, plural met·a·tar·si [met-uh–tahr-sahy] /ˌmɛt əˈtɑr saɪ/. Anatomy, Zoology.
- the part of a foot or hind limb, especially its bony structure, included between the tarsus and the toes or phalanges.
noun plural -si (-saɪ)
- the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus, consisting of five long bones
- the corresponding skeletal part in other vertebrates
n. pl. met•a•tar•si (-sī, -sē)
- The middle part of the foot that forms the instep and includes the five bones between the toes and ankle.