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Noun: metatarsus (metatarsi)  ,me-tu'taa(r)-sus
  1. 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

Derived forms: metatarsi

Type of: skeletal structure

Part of: pedal extremity, vertebrate foot

Encyclopedia: Metatarsus