metatarsus


metatarsus

noun, plural met·a·tar·si [met-uhtahr-sahy] /ˌmɛt əˈtɑr saɪ/. Anatomy, Zoology.

  1. 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)

  1. the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus, consisting of five long bones
  2. the corresponding skeletal part in other vertebrates

n. pl. met•a•tar•si (-sī, -sē)

  1. The middle part of the foot that forms the instep and includes the five bones between the toes and ankle.

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