metatarsophalangeal joint

noun

meta·​tar·​so·​pha·​lan·​ge·​al joint -ˌtär-sō-ˌfā-lən-ˈjē-əl-, -ˌfal-ən-, -fə-ˈlan-jē- How to pronounce metatarsophalangeal joint (audio)
: any of the joints between the metatarsals and the phalanges

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“Metatarsophalangeal joint.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metatarsophalangeal%20joint. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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