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metatarsal

[¦med·ə′tär·səl]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the metatarsus.
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The third group of 49 metatarsal bones was fossil material from the late Pleistocene age that was collected from several sites 10-35 km north of Fairbanks, Alaska (65[degrees] N, 147[degrees]40' W) (Frick 1930, Wilkerson 1932) and was part of the Frick collection at the AMNH (n = 49); these are presumed from the subspecies A.
Compared to landing on a soft surface, a hard surface produced higher maximal plantar pressure in the 1st to 4th metatarsal and mid-foot regions, but lower maximal plantar pressure in the 5th metatarsal region.
Stewart's classification differentiated between type I, extra-articular fracture between the metatarsal base and diaphysis; type II, intra-articular fracture of the metatarsal base; type III, avulsion fracture of the base; type IV, comminuted fracture with intra-articular extension; and type V, partial avulsion of the metatarsal base with or without a fracture.
BONE OF CONTENTION: Wayne Rooney did his metatarsal in May 2006, but miraculously recovered in time to go to the World Cup
It is a metatarsal again, it is the one next to the one he had broken, the second one, so we hope we have good news, because that would be a massive blow to us.
England and Wales Cricket Board chief medical officer Nick Peirce said: "Ian underwent a routine operation on Monday on the fractured metatarsal in his left foot.
Vucetich; Thomas Drummer a professor of mathematics at Michigan Tech; and colleagues in Minnesota and Ohio found that the moose with the shortest metatarsal bones-indicating poor early nutrition-were the ones more likely to develop osteoarthritis later in their lives.
Back in 2002 David Beckham fractured his 2nd metatarsal just 8 weeks before the Japanese World Cup, and using the same Aircast walking boot, he was able to play in the later stages of the competition.
WES Brown's suspected broken metatarsal has added to Manchester United's injury woes ahead of AC Milan's visit in Champions League tomorrow.
Although he accepts a broken metatarsal and subsequent cruciate knee ligament injury, caused as a direct result of rushing back to action too quickly in order to appear at the 2006 World Cup, wrecked his first two years at Newcastle, with 33 and 32 appearances to his name in the second half of a four-year deal, Owen believes there is little wrong with his body.
WOLVES manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed his worst fears that striker Chris Iwelumo has a broken metatarsal and may now miss the start of the club's Barclays Premier League campaign.
Sports scientist Iain Spears hopes he can come up with a way of preventing, or at the very least reducing, that most fashionable of football injuries - the fractured metatarsal.