metatarsal met·a·tar·sal (mět'ə-tär'səl)
Of or relating to the metatarsus. n.
Any of the five long bones that form the anterior portion of the foot and articulate posteriorly with the three cuneiform and the cuboid bones and anteriorly with the five proximal phalanges.
|metatarsal (mět'ə-tär'səl) Pronunciation Key
Any of the bones of the feet in humans or the back feet in animals that are located between the tarsal bones and the phalanges.