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metatarsal

adjective meta·tar·sal \ ˌme-tə-ˈtär-səl \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of metatarsal

:of, relating to, or being the part of the human foot or of the hind foot in quadrupeds between the tarsus and the phalanges that in humans comprises five elongated bones which form the front of the instep and ball of the foot

First Known Use of metatarsal

1703


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metatarsal

noun

Definition of metatarsal

:a metatarsal bone

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First Known Use of metatarsal

1702


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metatarsal

adjective meta·tar·sal \ ˌmet-ə-ˈtär-səl \

medical Definition of metatarsal

:of, relating to, or being the part of the human foot or of the hind foot in quadrupeds between the tarsus and the phalanges that in humans comprises five elongated bones which form the front of the instep and ball of the foot

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metatarsal

noun

medical Definition of metatarsal

:a metatarsal bone

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