metatarsus


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metatarsus

1. the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus, consisting of five long bones
2. the corresponding skeletal part in other vertebrates

metatarsus

[‚med·ə′tär·səs]
(anatomy)
The part of a foot or hindfoot between the tarsus and the phalanges.
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In present investigation, the mean length and width of metatarsus were observed to be 1.
The femur, tibia, and metatarsus of the individual birds were excised and frozen at -20[degrees]C for analysis.
Also, a positive significant correlation was observed between times of 100 m crawl swimming with shoulders width, chest circumference, palms and metatarsus lengths and lean body weight [6].
The bones of animal affected were tibia, tarsus and metatarsus.
The length of the metatarsus has been used as an indirect measure of body size in moose (Aloes alces; Peterson 1977).
Mechanical stimulation: a 2 mm forceps was used to exert pressure across the skin fold over the lateral metatarsus.
If metatarsus is in pronation, correction using pronation will lead to cavus.
Unlike humans, most dinosaurs and birds only walk on their toes, so the metatarsus forms part of the leg itself.
Metatarsus adductus (MA), or curved foot, occurs in 1 of 1,000 live births and is classified into three grades of severity.
8), que es un estudio retrospectivo sobre 772 pacientes, en el cual se muestra que el 45% de los pacientes presentaban como factor etiologico alguna causa biomecanica, en el cual el 9,6% eran por una excesiva pronacion del pie y un 35,4% causado por un metatarsus primus elevatus como factor etiologico del hallux valgus.
Later chapters examine specific conditions such as clubfoot, metatarsus adductus, and intoeing gait, as well as footwear and orthoses.
2), two or three ventral keels on metatarsus II and patches of prominent curved spinules on opposing lateral surface of femora I and II (Coyle 1988).