That part of the skeleton of the hind or lower limb between the tarsus and phalanges; metatarse. It consists, in the human foot, of five bones. See Illustration in Appendix.
a collective term for the five bones located in the foot between the tarsals and the phalanges
middle part of the human foot that includes the five bones between the toes and the ankle
the leg segment between the tibia and the tarsus. There is no metatarsus on the pedipalps.
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
abbrev. MT the section of the hindfoot between the phalanges and the tarsus; in humans, the long bones of the foot (see figure 16)
Greek meta = after, and tarsos = ankle; hence, the bones beyond the tarsus, adjective - metatarsal.
set of bones in part of the foot between the ankle and toes.
The last segment of the "foot"
The part of the foot between the ankle and the toes. The five bones in this section of the foot are called the metatarsals.
The corresponding part of the hind foot in quadrupeds or of the foot in birds.
smaller bone that makes up the hock
Sixth of eight segments of a spider's leg between the tibia and the tarsus; insects do not have this leg part.
the part of the foot between the ankle and the toes, its skeleton being the five bones (metatarsals) extending from the tarsus to the phalanges.
The metatarsus consists of the five long bones of the foot, which are numbered from the medial side (ossa metatarsalia I.-V.); each presents for examination a body and two extremities. These are analogous to the metacarpals of the hand.