metatarsophalangeal joint

noun
meta·tar·so·pha·lan·ge·al joint | \-ˌtär-sō-ˌfā-lən-ˈjē-əl-, -ˌfal-ən-, -fə-ˈlan-jē- \

Medical Definition of metatarsophalangeal joint 

: any of the joints between the metatarsals and the phalanges

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