Metatarsi

metatarsus

[met-uh-tahr-suhs]
noun, plural metatarsi [met-uh-tahr-sahy] . Anatomy, Zoology.
the part of a foot or hind limb, especially its bony structure, included between the tarsus and the toes or phalanges.

Origin:
1670–80; < Neo-Latin; see meta-, tarsus

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metatarsus (ˌmɛtəˈtɑːsəs)
 
n , pl -si
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

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metatarsus met·a·tar·sus (mět'ə-tär'səs)
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.

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