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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The relationships between the length of the lower leg with respect to the length of the femur, and the length of the proximal (tibia or tibiotarsus) to distal bones (metatarsus or tarsometatarsus) of the lower leg standardized by the length of the femur were established in order to determine similarities and differences in structural proportions between the hindlimbs in these groups.
[1,2] Comparison of the control and toe-in gait groups, the IRAB was significantly higher and TFAB significantly lower in our study, although there was no significant difference in the MAIB, which is used to evaluate metatarsus adductus and valgus.
While 69.2% (n=9) of the patients with fractures experienced tender pain on the navicular or basis of the fifth metatarsus, 30.8% (n=4) experienced no tender pain.
44, 45) variable shades of dark brown, with light scopulae on tarsi I--II; tibia I with pro-distal comb of macrosetae and row of 7 long retro-ventral macrosetae; metatarsus I with 2 pro-ventral and 5 retro-ventral macro-setae.
Ten chicks per treatment were randomly selected for the collection of blood, femur, tibia, and metatarsus. Plasma samples (5 mL) were collected through cardiac puncture and centrifuged for 10 min at 3,000xg at 20[degrees]C.
'Desi' chick embryos treated with different concentrations of dimethoate showed reduction in the wet body weight, crown rump length, anterior posterior head diameter, eye diameter, beak, humerus, radius, metacarpus, femur, fibula and metatarsus length compared to control group.
In the metatarsus it is marked in the lateral sector of the bone's distal part and of the dorsal, plantar sectors and in the diaphysis (lateral, dorsal, plantar, and medial sectors).
Spination: palp: 130, 000, 0010, 1003 (bristles present on patella and tibia); Femur I 2(1)23, II-III 323, IV 320(1); Patella I-IV 000; Tibia I 1024, II 2024, III 2023, IV 2003; Metatarsus I-III 2024, IV 3037(8).
Abbreviations: Femur (fe); Tibia (ti); Tarsomeres 1-5 ([ta.sub.1-5]); Leg Ratio (LR), ratio of metatarsus to tibia; beinverhaltnisse>> (BV), combined length of femur, tibia, and basitarsus divided by combined length of tarsomeres 2-5; <<Schenkel-Scheine-verhaltnis>> (SV), ratio of femur plus tibia to metatarsus.
In the swimming sport, the body shape of the swimmer should be in a configuration that he has long trunk, hands and feet, big palms and metatarsus, broad shoulders, and narrower pelvis than his shoulders [9].